This superb lot is from the "Heritage" section of this classic garden, planted with 150 year old tea bushes. The infusion of its beautiful whole leaves reveals a clear liquor, lively and balanced, with a rich aroma making it one of the best Darjeelings this year. Its herbaceous and floral notes contribute a surprising lightness to this fine and refreshing tea!
Darjeeling 1st Flush CastletonLot DJ-4
Active for over 130 years, the Castleton garden shines again in classic style. This early lot, produced before the lockdown in India, gives us a rich and tasty liquor enhanced by acidulous and mineral tones.
Fruits and bark notes are pleasantly balanced in the cup, allowing for finer nuances of flowers and menthol to break through. This deep and profound tea is sure to charm any tea lover!
An infusion between 90 and 95 degrees is recommended to best capture the wonderful greenness of freshly plucked First Flush Darjeeling.
- Cultivar: «Pure China»
- Producer: M. Jah
- Altitude: 1900m
- Date of harvest: April 20, 2020
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