Very Popular Harvest – Vintage Select First 2018 Flush.
First crop of the 2018 season. This LONGVIEW ESTATE Whole Leaf Tea was harvested, carefully dried, 80 % fermented, packaged and flown out to us.
After serving ‘Connoisseurs of Tea’ for over 40 years, we still offer the best qualities of this much sought after spring crop. A fresh and crisp treat for the palate. To be enjoyed in the mornings and afternoons.
Served without milk but can take sweetener like Rock Candy Crystals or our popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005.
This Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe contains only ‘First Grade Leaves’ and Silver Tips to create its flavorful excellence. Referred to as the ‘Champagne of Teas’, Darjeeling crops are among the finest and most delicious available worldwide, harvested at about 6.000 feet above sea level.
Theine (caffeine) content: Medium | Gift Tin Packaging (reusable & recyclable)
Ingredients: Finest semi-fermented First Flush Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe Black Whole Leaf Tea with Silver Tips from the Longview Estate in Darjeeling (India).
Suggested Water Temperature: 185 F – Suggested Infusion Time: 5 Minutes.
Preparation: Bring fresh water to the boil. Let it cool down for a minute. Warm up your tea pot by rinsing it with hot water. Fill one teaspoon per 6 oz cup of this Black Tea into the preheated tea pot or preferred cup. Pour the hot water into the tea. Let infuse up to 5 Minutes and serve. Remove infuser or pour your tea into another tea-pot or thermos carafe. Using an infuser or ‘Permanent Tea Filter’ for your cup or pot makes it easy to separate the leaves from the beverage after steeping.
Culinary notes: Because of its fresh and light-green character this Black Tea is offered as a choice with milder foods, vegetarian, macrobiotic or vegetable recipes and special desserts including fruits, light cheese selections. Suitable as afternoon and High Tea choice.
Tea Station & Tea Fountain Custom Designer Blend. Mature Estate Quality.
We started creating client and custom blends like this one under our European TEA STATION label in 1975. Since 1997 our traditional tea blend designs and tisanes are also known and sold in the United States. For over 40 years the Top Quality and reasonable pricing of our special creations make them very popular selections for tea connoisseurs and clients in the Culinary Industry.
To see and explore the complete range of DARJEELING teas and blends that we carry please click here.
First Flush: First major harvest period / February through June / The first period when the tea leaves after plucking are flushed out onto screens to be processed. First flush teas are usually semi-fermented and carry a green tea character.
This tea selection is part of our sponsored Artist Series: Photography by David Hoptman.
Artist Info: DAVID HOPTMAN was born and raised in Detroit, MI. He studied at Oakland University before moving onto College For Creative Studies where he majored in Photography with a minor in Printmaking. David has been an artist and commercial photographer for nearly thirty years. David’s fine art background and familiarity with a multitude of artistic genres is what enables him to create originally distinctive imagery, as well as exhibit a keen sensitivity to his client’s needs. If you are ready for a positive change and a new eye catching look, it’s time to check in with David Hoptman. His creative ideas and ability to pull them off will make you a believer. From 2004-2010, David taught photography, made art, and shot commercial images for select clients while living in Tuscany, Italy. His client list ranges from “Sotheby’s”, “Architectural Digest” to main-stream publications like “Art in America”, “Cowboys and Indians Magazine”, “Trend Magazine”, “Southwest Airlines Magazine” etc.
Artist contact at www.davidhoptman.com