A smooth and fruity Darjeeling with a zesty taste of orange blossom combined with a brilliant muscatel finish, from one of the prestigious early invoices of the second flush.
A very special tea from Darjeeling, produced exclusively from the original 130 year old 'China' bushes, originally used by the British Empire to setup India's tea industry. These bushes have been largely replaced by assamica throughout India with the exception of Darjeeling, where some of these original bushes survive.
Sourced direct from Gopaldhara tea estate in Darjeeling, located in Mirik Valley and one of the highest tea estates in Darjeeling with gardens totalling 320 hectares.
- Incredible floral aroma
- Smooth zesty taste of orange blossom with a brilliant muscatel finish
Harvest: Second Flush, May 2017
Cultivar: Original 130 year old 'China' bushes
Origin: Gopaldhara Tea Estate, Darjeeling, India
Farmer: Shiv Saria and his son Hrishikesh Saria
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 20%+
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3 minutes
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag