First Flush Darjeeling Tea 2017
Our First Flush Darjeeling Tea is a bright, sweet and exceptional black tea from the Glenburn estate in India. This tea has a bright, sweet taste and a beautiful aroma. It is an exceptional tea.
How to make First Flush Darjeeling Tea
Amount of tea per cup (200 ml): 5g (one tea caddy spoon)
Temperature of water: 95℃ / 185℉ (boil kettle, cool for 20 seconds)
Infusion time: 2-4 minutes (or as desired)
Number of infusions: 2
How to enjoy: No milk, no sugar
In more depth...
First Flush Darjeeling Tea Grade: This Darjeeling tea is graded Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe 1 (FTGFOP1). This shows that it is a high quality whole leaf tea made from the first two leaves and bud of the shoot.
First Flush Darjeeling Tea Flavour: The tea makes a clear amber liquor. It has a strong floral aroma with subtle muscatel notes (a musky spiciness). The bright, slightly flowery, lemony infusion has a punchy, slightly bitter (astringent) taste and classic First Flush Darjeeling character.