About Assam Sona:
Assam Sona (Gold) tips is a prized purchase for us this season. It is treasured because it can only be made from the P-126 (Panetola-126) clonal varietal grown in a handful of gardens. This varietal is notable for its large, fat buds and small leaf which gives a tippy style of finished tea. The color gold emerges in the oxidation stage, when the sap from the rolled leaf dries. Only the P-126 is known to produce the necessary amount of sap for the gold color to emerge.
Ingredients: Black tea leaves.
Warm, sweet aroma similar to brown turbinado sugar with woody earthiness.
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