Succulent green leaves from select bushes with high chlorophyll content are selected for our signature green, first-flush tea. The result is a liquor with an exquisite lime brightness and sweet vegetal aroma and flavor. This tea reflects the best qualities of our high-altitude Himalayan green teas, vibrant, fresh and flavorful. Ana’s also reveals a smooth mouthfeel and a lovely sweet finish.
Anna’s Green is a tea typical to the region of Maipokhari Hills of Ilam District of Nepal. The leaves are plucked early in the season and only the tender and succulent leaves are selected for this preparation. Where ever possible High elevation plantation with wet soils facing the Himalayas are selected for this purpose. The leaves are then immediately de-enzymed and then cooled for over 1-2 hours. The leaves are then rolled to give an initial tempering and the cooled again for 30 minutes. Thereafter they are shaped in a shaping machine and then dried in an oven.
One heaping teaspoon per 8 ounce cup. Cool boiling water for 3 minutes, then steep tea 1 - 2 minutes.