ASSAM-The Highlands of North India surrounded on both sides by the Brahmaputra River.
The first harvest, called the First Flush, is brought in January. But the region got famous for the qualities harvested in May / June: the Second-Flush. Those teas are full of character-- malty with a dark cup color. It is often enjoyed with a small spoon of fresh cream. Unlike the less strong qualities that are plucked during July to October, heavy monsoon rainfalls influence the second flush harvest and the hand-plucked premium qualities of the Second Flush aim collector’s prices.