This first flush Darjeeling tea from the Rohini tea estate has been expertly made. An excellent standard of plucking from clonal tea bushes has delivered a super tea that is only available in very limited quantities. The large unbroken leaf infuses slowly than many of the typical small broken leaf styles that are available.
Depending on your preferences it worth experimenting with different water temperatures. Cooler 85c-95c yield additional sweetness, where as 95c-100c bring out some additional body and strength. Find out what suits you best.
Year and season of Harvest: First Flush 2012 (1st Flush)
Recommended Best Before Date: September 2019
Expiry Date / Use By: 2025
Description of packaging: Silver pouch and Wan Ling Tea House box
Product weight: 50g
Region: Darjeeling, India
Additional Information: Cultivar: AV-2 Clonal (Ambari Vegetative 2)
Vessel: Teapot or gongfu cup
Vessel Capacity: 150 - 200ml
Tea Quantity: 3 - 5g (loose leaf)
Water Temperature: 90 - 95c
People / Servings: 1 - 4
Instructions: Rinse the teapot
with a little hot water and then discard it. Next add the tea leaf to the teapot
and follow the infusion times below. Larger teapots can be
used and we recommend you use about 6-8g of loose tea for a 250 - 300ml or 8-10g for 350 - 400ml teapot.
Infusion Times (in seconds):
Adjust to personal tastes.
Tip: It is best to ensure all the liquor is poured from the teapot between steepings/infusions.
Visit our online tea brewing guide for additional ideas about how to get the best from your tea.
Appearance: Full, whole leaves
Colour: Various brilliant hues, green highlights
Aroma: Flowers and meadows
Colour: Bright, coppery-green
Aroma: Clean, bright flowery and spring like bouquet
Colour: Clear yellow, light amber
Flavour: Balance of high and base notes, fruity, flowery; a light briskness
Interested to learn more Darjeeling Teas and the region of Darjeeling in general? Visit our Indian Tea Facts page for more tea related information.
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