Darjeeling 1st Flush Goomtee

Lot DJ-3
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Product code: CSTN-73

This early spring batch from the classic plants of Goomtee garden are an even mix of leaves and silvery buds.  Founded near the end of the 19th Century they have been making quality tea for over a century.

This exclusive lot has a liquor with a full, vibrant and herbal opening.  A slightly saline background with woodsy and spicy notes, followed by a muscatel burst, the signature of the terroir.  A tea with a remarkably persistent aftertaste.

A bracing and comforting tea

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Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
1
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
lined-clock Infusion length
3 - 4 min
Gaiwan technique
balance Quantity / 150ml of water
2
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
lined-clock Infusion length 1
20 - 35 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
20 - 35 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
30 - 45 sec
Flavour wheel Identify the principal aromatic notes of a tea
Floral Fruity Woody Earthy Spice Vegetal
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