These 2020 First Flush Darjeelings are from top estates in the Darjeeling region in India. The tasting flight includes one ounce each of tea from Monteviot, Poobong, and Steinthal Estates.
Monteviot is fresh with floral notes. The leaf grade is FTGFOP1.
Poobong is fresh and smooth with fruity notes. The leaf grade is SFTGFOP1.
Steinthal has floral notes and sweet undertones. The leaf grade is SFTGFOP1.
The highly anticipated 2020 First Flush Darjeelings are arriving soon! The supply is very limited due to lockdown but the growing conditions were ideal this year and we are excited to share these teas!
Please note: this tea is available for pre-order and will ship or be available for click and collect from September 1.
Brewing Instructions for First Flush Darjeelings: We recommend brewing early spring Darjeelings at a lower temperature (180-190 F) than most black teas. After boiling allow the water to cool for five minutes, and infuse the tea for 3 minutes.