1998: Nepal Kanyam

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On the southern slopes of the majestic Himalayas, virtually “just over the hill” from the famous Darjeeling, enterprising Nepalese planters have managed even without British colonial experience to bring a full-value high-mountain black tea into the light of the tea world.  The brown-green uniformly rolled leaves with a high content of silver tips are full of aroma, and have an unobtrusively astringent taste.