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
Karina
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.

Quantity

Use 2.5g of tea per 150ml of water.

Temperature

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

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

Time

Infuse for 1 - 2 minutes, tasting regularly. 

Infusions

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

India

Sikkim

Thriving

Temi Tea Garden

First Flush

Sikkim, India

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