Saturday, November 29, 2014

More of World's Best Teas

From one single plant the varieties that have evolved is amazing. The plant Camellia Sinensis has many sub species spread all along the World. But the major change is obtained as to how the leaf is cultivated and processed. There are many factors responsible for diversity of tea leaf some of these are geographical and climatic.   

There are many companies big and small that sell popular brands containing leaves or fine blend of leaves. They are selling green, black, white and Oolong leaves besides many others. Some of the brands have become very famous.    
Courtesy Wagh Bakri

Golden Yunnan Chinese Leaf by Adagio is one of those smoky flavored black teas that somewhat resemble coffee. The warm aroma and taste is obtained whence steeped at right temperature and time.

Golden Monkey Organic Tea hails from China it is light twisted delicate leaf with rich aroma and taste. Fresh green grassy notes characterize this brew. This organic leaf is sold by Teas Etc from Yunnan Province in the mainland.     

Golden Moon Rasa Sinhraja from dense forests of Sri Lanka is a strong black leaf with full bodied hearty flavor that is obtained by steeping just a few leaves in the hot water. The rich floral notes accord anytime consumption for a cheerful feel.

World's Best Tea Leaves

Although Darjeeling Leaves are one of the finest teas in the World many sites do not mention the wonder.  Hence after collecting lot of information here is short list.   

Dryer Mouth grown in Kenya is considered as one of the World's finest. An antioxidant rich leaf it has robust and full bodied flavor and hence favored by many connoisseurs all over the globe.  Most surprising aspect about this wonderful black tea is its health beneficial contents. The brew is many times richer in beneficial contents and antioxidants.   

Dryer Mouth is there considered as one of the leaves that fight cancer, cardiovascular disease and many other ailments. The cost of the leaves is somewhat expensive whence considered with popular Indian leaves. It is sold by Elemental Tea Company   

Tulsi Ginger Green Tea by Organic India is one of my favorites to fight off cold.  The Tulsi in it delivers many health benefits and for flavor I add Wagh Bakri Assam Black Tea to the brew.  I sometimes add extra fresh ginger to get some zing. 

Ceylon Souchang is a single estate leaf grown in Rilhena by Dilmah Company a leading house in Sri Lanka. Smoked over cinnamon wood the leaf accords unique woody flavor which is most liked by the connoisseurs.