Sikkim First Flush Black Tea

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(42p per cup)

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The first pick after the snow melts in the Himalayas, and the bushes start to produce their first new leaves. This tea is bright, clean, delicate with a highly perfumed nose.

Cost per cup based on 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water and 2 infusions.

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23 October 2018
A delightful uplifting tea

I truly loved the Sikkim, refreshingly light & floral yet with a surprising richness, a delightful uplifting tea.

Sikkim First Flush Black Tea
Sikkim First Flush Black Tea
Sikkim First Flush Black Tea
Sikkim First Flush Black Tea

Tasting Notes

Crafted as a black tea it is lighter, more ethereal than later harvests - almost like a silky green tea but with heady florals, deep richness and all the verdant sweetness of spring.  It infuses to a pale golden cup.


Use 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water.


For a green style infusion use 75°C (167°F) water.

For a black style infusion use water at 85°C (185°F).


Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly. 


You can infuse this tea at least twice.  With each careful infusion, different subtleties of flavour are revealed.




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First Flush

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