Most precious leaves from a special location within the ‘Namring Estate’ | An extremely fine Tea from one of the best Estates | Harvested and fermented during the second quality season (May/July).
This Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe with its ‘First Choice Leaves’ is definitely for connoisseurs. Dark infusion, black grape-like taste on the palate. Available in limited quantities only.
Even though served as delicious morning-treats, Darjeeling’s are preferred afternoon teas, served without milk but can take sweetener like Rock Candy Crystals or our popular Oregon Tea Honeys # 88005.
Known as the ‘Champagne of Teas’, Darjeeling crops are among the finest and most delicious available worldwide.
Theine (caffeine) content: Medium | Gift Tin Packaging (Reusable & Recyclable)
Suggested Water Temperature: 190 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 light-nutty 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.
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Second Flush: Second major harvest period / June through October / The second period when the tea leaves after plucking are flushed out onto screens to be processed.