Darjeeling First Flush Singell Organic & Fairtrade

Lot DJ-8
Product code: CSTN-19

A stunning batch of First Flush black tea from the " Heritage " section of the Singell garden in Darjeeling. This section of 160 year old seed-grown tea plants is cultivated using biodynamic methods, high in the mountains of the Himalayan range. This style of tea has given Darjeeling the reputation as the "Champagne of black teas”.

The infusion of its beautiful green leaves, typical of this style of First Flush black tea, reveals a clear, lively and balanced liquor, with an aromatic richness that makes this tea one of the best Darjeeling on our list. Its complex structure progresses with herbaceous, floral and slightly fruity notes bringing a surprising lightness to this fine and thirst-quenching tea. Its persistence wonderfully combines woody and sweet tastes.

This tea worth taking a mindful moment for.

Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
thermometer Temperature of infusion
lined-clock Infusion length
3 - 4 min
Gaiwan technique
balance Quantity / 150ml of water
thermometer Temperature of infusion
lined-clock Infusion length 1
25 - 40 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
10 - 20 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
25 - 40 sec
Concentration of antioxidants 375 μmolConcentration in μmol / cup* of tea, on a four-grade scale
375 μmol
375 μmol
Flavour wheel Identify the principal aromatic notes of a tea
Floral Fruity Woody Earthy Spice Vegetal
Similar Aromatic Profiles
* 250ml loose teas, 100ml for Matchas

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