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Organic Oaks Majestic 1st Flush 2017

INDIA | DARJEELING

Aromatic and brisk, this rare Darjeeling from a reputable and lesser known tea estate will please your palate with vegetal and honeysuckle nuances.
 

Flavour
Herbaceous, vegetal, floral, honeysuckle and sweet grass
Harvest
Spring, First Flush, China tea bush varietal
Processing
Very hard wither, at 1,517 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.
Orthodox
Elevation
1,517 metres

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Margaret’s Hope Spring Sunrise FTGFOP1 1st Flush 2017

INDIA| DARJEELING

Fruity with a gentle floral finish and minimal astringency, this tea is the highest quality first flush Darjeeling from one of the most reputable estates in the region.
 

Flavour
Orange, muscatel, chrysanthemum and honey
Harvest
Spring, First Flush, China tea bush varietal
Processing
Very hard wither: at 950 to 1830 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.
FTGFOP1 – hand picked, high grade leaves and tips
Elevation
950 to 1,830 metres

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Giddapahar Nectar Delight 1st Flush 2017

INDIA | DARJEELING

Crisp and fresh with a full mouthfeel, this tea heightens the senses with its aromas and lingering flavours.
 

Flavour
Floral, stone fruit, slightly herbaceous with a hint of honey
Harvest
Spring, First Flush, China tea bush varietal; 95% of the tea plantation area is under chinery tea bushes
Processing
Very hard wither: at 1,482 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.
Approximately 75% oxidation
Hand rolled, high grade leaves and tips

Elevation
1,482 metres

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Runglee Rungliot Forest Honey 1st Flush 2017

INDIA | DARJEELING

Floral and herbaceous with an underlying sweetness, this spring tea lives up to its name with a fresh flavour that lingers on the palate.
 

Flavour
Floral, grassy, fresh herbs, honey and tart citrus fruit

Harvest
First flush, Runglee Rungliot clonal varietal of Camellia sinensis var sinensis

Processing
Orthodox method
Very hard wither; at 1,554 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.

Elevation
1,554 metres

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Runglee Rungliot White Orange Wonder 1st Flush 2016

INDIA | DARJEELING

Runglee Rungliot translates to “this far and no further” and once you taste this tea, you’ll agree that you’ve found the First Flush Darjeeling you’re looking for.
 

Flavour
Floral, orange, lemon and fresh vegetal

Harvest
First flush, Runglee Rungliot clonal varietal of Camellia sinensis var sinensis

Processing
Orthodox method
Very hard wither; at 1,554 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.

Elevation
1,554 metres

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Giddapahar Snow Splendour 1st Flush 2016

INDIA | DARJEELING

A brisk, high altitude tea with a full body and rich mouthfeel that is attributed to harvesting from original China tea bushes.
 

Flavour
Sweet corn, mossy, woodsy with a creamy mouthfeel and long finish

Harvest
First Flush, China tea bush varietal; 95% of the tea plantation area is under chinery bushes

Processing
Very hard wither; at 1,482 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.
Approximately 75% oxidation, hand rolled, high grade leaves and tips

Elevation
1,482 metres

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Organic Selim Hill Silver Tips FTGFOP1 1st Flush 2016

INDIA | DARJEELING

Aromatic, fresh and crisp with a smooth full body and minimal astringency, this tea delivers everything a seasoned or new First Flush Darjeeling enthusiast looks for.
 

Flavour
Musky, floral and citrus

Harvest
First flush, Camellia sinensis var sinensis, Certified organic

Processing
Very hard wither: at 1,370 metres above sea level the leaves dry out quickly due to the thin and dry air; therefore, the leaves do not fully oxidize and parts of the finished tea remains green with qualities similar to a green oolong.
75% oxidation; FTGFOP1; full leaf with silver tips

Elevation
1,370 metres

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Organic Jungpana Kings Spring Delight 1st Flush 2016

INDIA | DARJEELING

The perfect balance of sweetness and astringency, this rare Darjeeling has a pleasant flavour that reflects the unique terroir of one of the region’s oldest tea estates.
 

Flavour
Floral, sweet corn, hint of citrus and muscatel with mild astringency

Harvest
First flush, Camellia sinensis var sinensis, Certified organic

Processing
Leaves are hand picked from Mahalderam garden, packed securely in gunny bags and transported 3 kms in only 6 minutes via a steel cable from 6000 feet and over dense jungle to the Jungpana factory at 3000 feet. The estate relies on experience of touch and smell during withering and oxidation processes and expertise of specially trained women when sorting to ensure only quality teas go through for packing.

Elevation
1,830 metres

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