Grown in the pristine hinterland of the Queensland Sunshine coast
The name 'Arakai Estate' pays homage to a significant local timber species that feature heavily on the plantations, the mighty Araucaria.
Father and son Tea producers Daryl and Brendon Collins use holistic farming practices and true aussie enginuity to create this outstanding black tea.
Derived from Japanese cultivars and processed using Taiwanese methods. Arakai Estate premium black is deliciously rounded experience. If you like our Keemun black snail you absolutely will love this premium Australian grown black tea.
Type: Black tea
Origin: Belthorpe QLD
Cultivar: Blend of Meiryoku, Okumidori, Yutakamidori and Fushin
Tasting notes: Expect a highly aromatic leaf with notes of cinnamon and a woodsy floral bouquet. The liquor is complex and smooth with notes honey, malt and sweet fruits.
Temperature: 90-95 degrees
Brewing instructions: Western method; Approx. 1 scoop or 2-3 grams for every 150ml of water for a 2-3 minute infusion.
Gong fu method; 2 scoops or 5 grams for every 150ml of water. First infusion 20-30 seconds and then 40-50 seconds for up to 5 infusions.
Pair with: Try this tea with crusty sourdough with butter or with a sweet & savoury seeded loaf, most breakfast foods, breads and buttery desserts or pastries