This is the Assam Summer Tips Tea directly from India in velvet packaging. Assam is a major growing area covering the Brahmaputra valley, stretching from the Himalayas down to the Bay of Bengal. There are 655 estates covering some 168,000 hectares. The largest tea producing district in India, as well as the world, is the Assam region. Assam tea has distinctive flecked brown and gold leaves known as “orangewhen dried. In flavour it is robust, bright with a smooth, malt pungency and is perfect as the first cup of tea of the day. Such teas are used in everyday popular blends because of the full-bodied richness. In some countries its ideal combination of taste and aroma makes Assam Summer Tips even more sought after than Darjeeling.