Pick one tea you like, or two. Steep and enjoy.
South Indian Nilgiri black tea is sprightly, medium-bodied, and flamboyantly fragrant, with an appetizing greenness to the flavor. Available at Chadotea.com.
North Indian Darjeeling black tea captures Darjeeling’s elusive “muscatel” flavor: delicate and complex. Available at Upton Tea Imports.
Chinese Jasmine Yin-Hao and Jasmine Pearls are handmade and intensely scented. For the best flavor, they must be steeped for less than two minutes in water about 30 degrees below boiling. Get them at SpecialTeas.
Taiwanese Bai Hao (also known as Formosa Oolong or Oriental Beauty) Oolong tea is famous for its “peach pit” aroma and flavor, and it has no astringency or bitterness. Find it at Imperial Tea Court.