Heritage Masala Chai
Grower: Heritage Tea Assam
Teamaker: Ishan Baruah & June Baruah
Origin: Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh - India
Elevation: 0-500m ( 1,640 ft)
Cultivation: Natural (Organic, but no certification)
Harvest Date: Winter 2018
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Smooth, round texture with balanced bitterness. Can be brewed straight, or with milk and sugar.
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Heritage Masala Chai is a collaborative creation of the Heritage Tea Assam community. The blend is made by Rajen Baruah's wife, June Baruah. Black tea is used as the base, crafted by Rajen and June's son, teamaker Ishan Baruah. The spices are grown by Rajen's small grower network in Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh. Ingredients: Assam CTC black tea, Assam Pekoe black tea, cardamom, clove, cinnamon, bay leaf.