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The Tao of Tea, Organic Fragrant Indian Black Tea, First Flush Darjeeling, 3.5 oz (100 g)
Artisan Quality USDA Organic Brew 60 Cups First Flush Darjeeling None - Caffeine - MostOrigin Darjeeling, located in the Himalayas of Northeaster India, is an area said to produce the 'Champagne of Black Teas'. It is one of the four main tea growing regions in India and the highest in elevation at 6,000 feet. The area comprises approximately 86 tea estates covering three districts (Darjeeling, Kerseong & Kalimpong).The Prized First FlushThe term 'First Flush' refers to the first plucking season of the year, which takes place from March to mid-April. Teas from the first flush are generally more fragrant and light.Technique After the newly sprouted leaves have been plucked, they are withered over warm air for a few hours to reduce moisture, and then a delicate rolling of the leaves if performed. The leaves being to oxidize (change colors from green to dark) and the flavor develops. Finally, the leaves are oven baked.Flavor ProfileThe term most often in describing Darjeeling tea is 'Muscatel', referring to the distinct white grape flavor. First flush Darjeeling has several textures to the brew, a slightly dry taste and lasting aftertaste.IngredientsOrganic black tea leaves.Suggested UseBrewing DarjeelingBrew one teaspoon of leaf in eight ounces of filtered water at 185°F for four minutes.Special NoteDue to Covid related shortages. Canisters may be tin or cardboard.DisclaimerWhile ihealthee strives to ensure the accuracy of its product images and information, some manufacturing changes to packaging and/or ingredients may be pending update on our site. Although items may occasionally ship with alternate packaging, freshness is always guaranteed. We recommend that you read labels, warnings and directions of all products before use and not rely solely on the information provided by ihealthee.
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