Black Momtaz, Persian Black tea
Momtaz Persian Black, Lahijan, Gilan, Persian Red OP, Iran
Momtaz Persian Black, a black (red) tea from Lahijan, Gilan, Iran, with a clean sweet finish and a refreshing mouthfeel.
Gilan is a tea area on the south bank of the Caspian Sea. This tea is originally brewed for a very long time, up to 15 minutes.
This long brew is possible because the has no bitters at all. The result is a fine cup of tea with an earthy woody taste.
Deirdre Deprettere, a "tea traveler" has written the book "Tea Routes" which includes a lot of information about the region where this tea comes from. This book can be ordered on the following website: Tea Routes
|Tea Type||black (red) tea|
|Flavour (in development)||Earthy, Woodsy|
|Shelf life||Store this product cool, dark, dry and airtight; after a year the fresh taste develops into a more mellow taste.|