Darjeeling First Flush Blend
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Darjeeling First Flush Blend

$18.45

First flush Darjeelings are sometimes referred to as the “champagne” of Indian teas because they are usually flowery, light and extremely aromatic.

Strength : Light
Time Of Day : Afternoon
Country : India
Region : Darjeeling
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First flush Darjeelings are sometimes referred to as the “champagne” of Indian teas because they are usually flowery, light and extremely aromatic. The soft leaves and buds are plucked from the best parts of the tea plant in the first days of March. A good first flush tea develops a lively fresh aromatic character sometimes with a hint of nutmeg. The infusion is generally bright yellow or honey in colour.

Taste: Light and floral with slight astringency and a welcoming sweet undertone

Aroma: A pungent fruity fragrance of a fine muscatel wine

Infusion: A golden colour to the cup

Originates from Darjeeling

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Loose leaf tea:

We would recommend putting one teaspoon of tea per cup into an infuser or filter and then add freshly boiled water. For a pot of tea, always add one teaspoon of tea for the pot and one teaspoon for each person. The length of brewing time can vary according to an individual’s taste but we would recommend the following:

Brewing Temperature: 80°C 

Brewing Time: 3 minutes

These are our various handmade packaging options:

Artisan Loose Leaf Bag:

A clear or black bag, hand finished with a lovely bow and full of our delicious loose leaf tea.

Caddy:

A beautiful, traditional tea caddy with a built-in air expeller to ensure freshness of the loose leaf teas. It is not only a delightful storage tin, but also works as a great gift idea.

Tea Box:

A graceful and affordable box of tea that can also be a lovey present. The loose leaf tea comes in a heat-sealed clear bag to maintain freshness.

Tea Pouch Box:

This pretty box has 15 artisan tea pouches, which combine the convenience of tea bags with the full flavour of our gorgeous loose leaf teas. The pouches are made from bio-degradable materials and come in a heat-sealed clear bag to maintain freshness.

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