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Rajiv’s 2024 First Flush Darjeeling

Rajiv’s 2024 First Flush Darjeeling


Simply put...

One of our very special 2024 small lot offerings inspired by our 2022 trip to Darjeeling this Premium First Flush is beautifully light & uplifting - the perfect way to start a Summer day or for an afternoon tea with friends

This tea is grown and made by a small cooperative which you can read all about in this blog from our 2022 trip to Darjeeling 

How to make Rajiv’s Premium First Flush Darjeeling Tea


Amount of tea per serving (200 ml): 2.5g (1/2 tea caddy spoon / 1 teaspoons)

Temperature of water: 95℃ / 185℉ (boil kettle, cool for 20 seconds)

Infusion time: 3-4 minutes or as desired

Number of infusions: 1

How to enjoy: No milk, no sugar

In more depth...

Origin : Burbung Busty, Darjeeling, India

Harvest Time : April 2024

Cultivar : Camellia Sinensis,  Sinensis

Plucking standard : 1 leaf, 1 bud 

Processing : Orthodox  (Withered, rolled, oxidised and fired)

Approach to land management :  By traditional organic farming practice.

Provenance: Tea Gardens : Collective of 6 smallholder tea gardens across Kurseong & Poobong.

Manufactured : in the factory of Rajiv : Burbung Busty

Read all about the people, the land, the community in this blog from our trip to Darjeeling 

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