Black Tea Tea from India - Darjeeling 1st flush 2021 THURBO F.T.G.F.O.P.

28,44 €

100g

Tea from India - Darjeeling 1st flush 2021 THURBO F.T.G.F.O.P.

Lot combining floral and dried apricot notes with a subtle bitterness and astringency. Pyrogenic notes that can also be found in LUNG CHING Chinese Green tea or PHOENIX Chinese Oolong tea.

ORIGIN:
Country : India
Region :
Plantation located in the Ronghong Valley district in the south of Darjeeling province, along the border with Nepal.
Harvest : Fine picking: bud plus a leaf.
Singularities : Name of the garden owes its origin to the British who established their camp there before invading Nepal. The word "camp" meaning "Tambu" in Nepalese, gradually transformed into Thurbo.


TASTING NOTES:
Dry leaves : Fresh, apricot and slightly pyrogenic notes.
Attack : Slight astringency, characteristic of Spring Darjeelings with light notes of white flowers (Camellia, Cherry or Privet).
Heart : Mix of pyrogenic notes and Osmanthus.
Long lasting notes : Sustained, with the texture of fresh and flowery chestnut skin.
Color of infusion :
Champagne coloured
Aromatic family : Flowery

  • Type(s) of tea : Black Tea
Consult the INCO rules chart
Serving suggestions
Infusion 3½ min
Temperature 80/85°C

Degustation : All day long.
Pairing : Lemon shortbread or low-iodized crustaceans.

Our expert impressions : No less than 750 kilos of fresh leaves were needed to produce this batch of 75 kilos, harvested on March 24. Small quantity produced but a great classic of Spring Darjeeling. Lot combining floral and dried apricot notes with a subtle bitterness and astringency. Pyrogenic notes that can also be found in LUNG CHING Chinese Green tea or PHOENIX Chinese Oolong tea. Delicate and sustained liquor characteristic of Spring Darjeelings.

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