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Darjeeling First Flush, Ambootia Estate

IMG_7195 Darjeeling First FlushThe tea growing season begins in early spring once warmer weather arrives. This organic First Flush from the Ambootia Estate, close to the town of Kurseong, is from this initial short season.  It has a full, spring fresh flavour – flowery and grassy. With beautiful shades of green the leaves create a bright yellow orangey cup.

Grade: SFTGFOP

50 grams of Darjeeling First Flush: Refill £6.90
50 grams of Darjeeling First Flush: Tin £7.90

Brewing Instructions

These are delicate leaves so we recommend infusing in freshly drawn or filtered water at 95℃ for 3 to 5 minutes.
1 teaspoon per cup or to taste. Don’t forget to add more water for a further infusion.

“Like the green teas I feel these Darjeeling black teas are best enjoyed not too strong. I tend to use just half a teaspoon per cup. I also add more water for further infusions.” James