Darjeeling 1st Flush Gopaldhara

Lot DJ-13
Product code: CSTN-87

This small lot of Indian black tea from the Gopaldhara garden in Darjeeling comes from a high-altitude section of the plantation. That section is planted with a mix of cultivars giving a distinct quality to the taste.

The liquor, round and saline, boasts an aromatic richness oscillating between floral and vegetal notes (celery) and the more gourmet notes of walnut and muscatel. A slightly mineral tea with a long lasting impression in the mouth.

Infusion between 90 and 95 degrees is advised to savour the freshly picked first flush Darjeeling in all its greenness.

  • Cultivar: AV2
  • Producer: M. Khati
  • Altitude: 2000m
  • Date of harvest: April 1, 2021
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
3
thermometer Temperature of infusion
95
lined-clock Infusion length 1
20 - 35 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
10 - 20 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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