Darjeeling 1st Flush
The 2021 Darjeeling 1st Flush is now sold out. Check back for the 2022 tea to arrive in the early summer.
This excellent early spring Darjeeling comes from the Monteviot estate. Founded in 1856, the tea garden is located at 5,500 feet in the Kurseong valley of Darjeeling.
Darjeeling is often called the "Champagne of Teas" and is highly prized by the French and Germans tea enthusiasts. The tea leaves are a bright dark green with silver tips. The steeped tea is light green and fragrant, and the taste is muscatel and floral with light sweetness.
Caffeine Content: Medium
Ingredients: darjeeling tea [Note: this tea is grown and processed organically, but because our facility is not organic certified, we cannot label it as organic.]
Water Temperature: 190-208° F
Steep time: 3-5 minutes
Suggested serving size: 1 tsp/8oz of water
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