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Black Tea

NEW Organic Darjeeling Second Flush

Fragrant, Rounded, Warming From Barnesbeg, Okayti & Pussimbing Gardens, Darjeeling, India

With grape sweetness, notes of toasted hay and hops and hints of muscatel, this tea encapsulates the unmistakable character of Darjeeling. A light, highly fragrant and uplifting black tea, perfect for afternoon drinking.

NEW Organic Darjeeling Second Flush

The green, rolling hills of Darjeeling are set against a backdrop of snowcapped Himalayan peaks. Grown at high altitude, this Organic Darjeeling Second Flush encapsulates the best of the region's warm summer picking season, when the hot weather and altitude create the perfect conditions for making fragrant and refreshing black tea. You’ll find complex and comforting aromatics with plenty of black tea depth. This expression of Darjeeling’s organic gardens is deeply refreshing, with a captivating fragrance. To find out more about this tea, head over to the Deep Dive on our Journal.

  • Cultivar - Camellia sinensis var. sinensis
  • Picked - Summer 2020
  • Oxidisation level - 100%

Tasting notes

  • What to Look For

    Deep brown tea leaves with dusky gold and silver tips.

  • Aroma

    Fragrant and comforting with hints of sought after muscatel grape, hop and citrus.

  • In the Cup

    A clear russet-orange infusion.

  • Taste

    Uplifting with grape sweetness and notes of toasted hay and hops.

Origin

The green, rolling hills of Darjeeling are set against a backdrop of snowcapped Himalayan peaks. Grown at high altitude, this Organic Darjeeling Second Flush encapsulates the best of the region's warm summer picking season, when the hot weather and altitude create the perfect conditions for making fragrant and refreshing black tea. You’ll find complex and comforting aromatics with plenty of black tea depth. This expression of Darjeeling’s organic gardens is deeply refreshing, with a captivating fragrance. To find out more about this tea, head over to the Deep Dive on our Journal.
  • Cultivar - Camellia sinensis var. sinensis
  • Picked - Summer 2020
  • Oxidisation level - 100%

Origin

Tasting notes

  • What to Look For

    Deep brown tea leaves with dusky gold and silver tips.

  • Aroma

    Fragrant and comforting with hints of sought after muscatel grape, hop and citrus.

  • In the Cup

    A clear russet-orange infusion.

  • Taste

    Uplifting with grape sweetness and notes of toasted hay and hops.

The perfect cup

  • Measure 3.5g or 2tsp per 250ml
  • Heat water to 100°C
  • Infuse tea for 3 minutes
  • You can re-infuse this tea once

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    27 days ago

    good smell

    I made this tea in my new white ceramic tea maker. I think I left it to brew too long as it tasted a little strong. Next time I will use my glorious glass timer and only leave it for 3 minutes.