Masala Chai CTC110129
Masala Chai CTC
Origin: Khongea Tea Estate, India
Brew Color: Burnt orange
Flavor Profile: Fresh spices with an elegant and deep finish
A melange of quality Assam Second Flush CTC with ginger, peppercorns, cinnamon bark, cardamom pods, and cloves. It's commonly enjoyed by boiling with milk and adding sugar, but is also great brewed with just water.
This tea is a CTC, which stands for “Crush Tear Curl." CTC is a processing method where Assam black tea leaves are machine processed and usually fully oxidized. It's considered lesser quality to orthodox Assam, but produces a more robust and rich brew.