Darjeeling Autumn Flush Tea GFOP

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Brewing instructions

Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes

Brewing instructions
Description

The Finest Teas in the world come from Darjeeling in northern India. From the town of Bagdogra on the Indian Plains the road and the famous small Darjeeling Railway curve their way up into the foothills of the Himalayas until they reach the hill station of Darjeeling. All along its path are found tea gardens that start at a few thousand feet above sea level to over 5,000 feet. The growing season starts in the spring usually in April when the First Flush Teas are picked, followed by the Second Flush Teas in the Summer months and finally the last pickings are in the Autumn season when the Teas are usually plucked in October. The monsoon rains have eased and the temperature begins to cool down as winter approaches. The Tea bushes are not growing as fast as during the monsoon and the Autumn growth is prised for its character. The Autumn Teas have a deeper flavour with a fuller body than the summer teas. Some Autumn Teas are equally as sort after as the First Flush productions.

Darjeeling Autumn Flush Tea GFOP

Type of Tea: Orthodox Loose Leaf Black Tea GFOP 

Origin: Darjeeling, Bengal, India. 

Altitude: 4,000 feet  to  5,000 feet

Loose Leaf Grade: Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe

Brewing Guide: Use fresh water, boiling and allow the tea leaves to infuse for 3 to 5 minutes. Can be served with a slice of Lemon, on the Verandah !

Tasting Notes: An Aromatic Tea with a mild muscatel flavour and spicy notes. 

Colour in Cup: A darkish amber liquor. 

Health Benefits of Autumnal Teas: Containing healthy antioxidants, a refreshing and hydrating tea. Black Teas are suited to supporting a healthy diet.

 

Additional info
  • Type
    Type
    Black Tea, Blends
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Anti Oxidants, Hydration, Refreshing
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
    Medium
  • Options
    Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Breakfast, Lunchtime, Afternoon, Evening
  • Country
    Country
    India
Reviews
4.8 / 5
  1. A new tea for us which has turned out to be a good choice.

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  2. Great and reliable products as always

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  3. Wonderful product, huge offer and good service.

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  4. Good tasting tea.

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  5. So different from the cheaper alternatives - well worth the extra.

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  6. Darjeeling Autumn Premiere Flush GFOP (Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe)
    A really good and cheap Darjeeling, very tasty, ideal for afternoon tea with or without cake.

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  7. Великолепный аромат дарджиллинга.

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  8. A big-leaf Darjeeling. Not as delicate as some. Fine as an afternoon tea.

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  9. My favourite, I love the whole leaf but my wife hates cleaning out the teapot afterwards.

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  10. Nice flavoursome tea. Will buy again.

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