This is definitely not your typical delicate organic white tea as it does not use same production methods as traditional white tea. Generally, the tender one leaf and a bud are hand-plucked during Spring and Summer (First Flush and Second Flush respectively). Unlike other white teas which go through virtually no processing, our White Prakash tea undergoes a small process which makes it unique and special. Some even call this tea Silvery Oolong and you’ll find out why as you read along. The tea leaves are set to go through natural withering for a few hours depending on the weather conditions. After the leaves have sufficiently softened, they are transferred to a rolling machine under low-medium pressure. With a quick 8-10 minutes rolling process, the tea leaves are able to ooze out some of their essential oils, which fill the room with amazingly fresh floral aroma. This is captured right after to lock in all the fresh aroma though drying process.
Winner of the Bronze Medal in the Global Tea Championship 2019 and has also won multiple other awards in various tea festivals globally.
Kanchanjangha Tea Estate and Research Center Pvt. Ltd. (KTERC). KTERC is the first certified organic tea garden in Nepal that was established in 1984 by Mr. Deepak Prakash Baskota to rid his community of poverty. It remains a model social enterprise still today, that runs on cooperative infrastructure and is truly focused on the people and planet before profit.
Our tea garden is nestled in the foothills of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world, in the eastern part of Nepal. Located precisely near the western borders of Darjeeling, India and north of the Illam, the most famous tea growing region in Nepal, our small village enjoys the best of both worlds. Situated at an altitude of 1300-1800 meters (4,200 - 6000 feet), the area enjoys a pristine himalayan climatic conditions to produce highly unique and aromatic teas.
White Prakash, Organic
Flavor Profile: Vanilla | Buttercream | Fresh Flowers
Water: Per 8oz (1cup) of water
Tea: 1 tsp
Time: 3 minutes