Darjeeling 1st Flush
Good news ~ the 2020 Darjeeling 1st Flush arrived in Kirkland! Favorable weather conditions in Darjeeling in the early spring produced an excellent first flush Monteviot Darjeeling. 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.
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: 208° F
Steep time: 3-5 minutes
Suggested serving size: 1 tsp/8oz of water
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