India Darjeeling 1st Flush Gopaldhara 'Maharani' Black Tea

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After sampling many of Gopaldhara's first flush productions, this was our favourite. It features a high quality clonal leaf with a smooth floral and fruity taste with a gentle crispness in the background.

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.

Tasting Notes:
- Floral aroma
- Smooth floral and fruity taste
- Gentle background crispness

Harvest: First Flush, 6th April 2016
Invoice: RT-15/16

Grade: FTGFOP1
Altitude: 1,700-2,100m
Cultivar: P-312 and P-157
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: 25%+

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 90°C/194°F
- Use 2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 3-5 minutes

Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag

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Category: India Black Tea

Type: Black Tea

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