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Assam Tea

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Loose Leaf Tea

A strong, black tea. Assam tea with a full-bodied, smooth, malty flavour. The ideal choice for those liking a "strong" cup of tea. UK stock FAST DISPATCH

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Our UK mainland standard delivery time is 2 - 3 days, the price being dependent on the total weight of the order.

Samples only, up to 85g£1.20
Up to 1.9kg£3.50
1.9kg - 4.9kg£6.50
4.9kg - 15kg£7.95
15kg - 25kg£9.50

About Assam Tea

What is Assam Tea, where does it come from?

Assam black tea comes from the tea growing region in the far north-east of India - the largest black tea producing region in the world.

Assam tea is grown from a shrub named Camellia sinensis. This is the main plant used for the majority of tea produced around the world.

The ideal choice for those liking a "strong" cup of tea, with a full-bodied, rich and deep smooth malty flavour. This tea is a popular wake up drink and is often used in breakfast tea blends.

Assam teas generally have a higher caffeine content than some other teas such as green tea.

This has very fine Assam tea leaves, if you normally like a large leaf Assam loose black tea try our Assam TGFOP.


Region: North-East India

Taste: Full-bodied, smooth malty flavour

3-5 minutes brewing time
100° C water temperature
4-5 heaped tsp./1 litre
INGREDIENTS: 100% Black tea.

Ideal with milk.

"We have tried other companies' Assam, but yours is the best"

PLEASE NOTE: This has very fine leaf tea leaves but is a good quality tea, because it is a fine leaf tea does not mean its an inferior tea it is just how the Assam tea is processed. This is not fannings as sometimes used by other producers for tea bags.

To help you get the best from our tea, click here to download our FREE How to make tea guide


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28/10/2020
Carol H.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Assam loose leaf

This is the best Assam Tea I can find in this country. It’s bright, full of flavour and not overwhelmed by the classic malty taste of Assam. The aroma is sweet and strong, and the colour has the classic orange brightness. Served with just a splash of milk, it’s the only way to wake up in the morning, as well as a perfect afternoon tea. My own Grandfather was a planter in Assam, I visited the tea gardens a couple of years ago and tasted the teas from the bushes he planted himself in the 1940’s I was given some of that special Assam black leaf tea to bring home, and this Wiltshire Tea is the nearest I could find to match it. So praise indeed!

14/11/2020
The Wiltshire Tea Company

Thank you so much for your lovely review and comments especially from someone who obviously knows their teas.

AH
05/04/2021
Adam H.
United Kingdom

This is a good Assam tea, I normally buy my tea from a supermarket where it is a little cheeper but as they had run out I tried this and was happy with it.

JM
02/04/2021
Julie M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Assam Tea

This is by far the best Assam tea I have found while searching independent tea companies.

AM
02/04/2021
Alan M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great!

The small leaf Assam makes a superb cup of tea for drinking any time. Wiltshire Tea is quick and efficient, order always arrives quickly. Highly recommended.

JM
15/03/2021
Jennifer M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Strong and aromatic

Love this tea as it ticks all my boxes, great taste, great colour and perfect cuppa!

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