Solely hand plucked it is regarded as the “champagne” among black teas. Darjeeling comes from the homonymous region in West Bengal, India, at the Himalayan foothills. Literally meaning “Land of the thunderbolts”, legends say to be originated from the scepter of Indra, God of rain. The letters tgfop state a top grade with apical buds, the most prized part of the tea plant. The infusion is slightly astringent with rich aroma of spices and muscatel grapes.
|Aroma/Fragrance:||Hints of wood, Spices|
|Flavour:||Slightly astringent, hints of muscatel and spices.|
2,5 gr. each 200 cc. of water at a temperature of 90°C. Infusion time: 3 minutes.
Indian black tea
Goes very well with spicy dishes (curry, Indian cuisine) and with savoury dishes in general. Among desserts it is perfect with custard.