Darjeeling Oaks Second Flush SFTGFOP1 Tea

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Brewing instructions

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

Brewing instructions


Darjeeling Oaks Second Flush SFTGFOP1

The Oaks Tea Estate is situated in the small town of Sonada, which is known for its market for villagers from all around to sell their produce. It is also the home for the Centrel School for Tibetans, the exclusively Tibetan school is looked after by Central Tibetan Administration of his Holiness The Dalai Lama. Sonada translates from Lepcha to 'Bears Lair' due to the healthy population of bears.

Type of Tea- Orthodox Indian Black Tea.

Origin- Sonada, Kurseong, Darjeeling district, India.

Altitude- 1517.843 meters above sea level.

Leaf Grade- Super Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe- Grade 1

Harvest- Second Flush 201.

Brewing Guide- Use boiling water (100 degrees) Infuse for 3-5 minutes.

How to Serve- Typically Darjeeling is best drunk without the addition of milk or lemon to truly enjoy their delicate and complex flavours.

Tasting Notes- Clean and bright cup with honeyed, floral overtones.

Colour in Cup- A deep copper liquor.

Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. ( We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf ! ). We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality.

Storage- Airtight container away from strong scents and direct sunlight.

Health Benefits- The enzymatic oxidation undergone by the leaves during processing converts some of the catechins in to theaflavins. The caffeine in Black tea is also released faster into the blood stream over a shorter period in comparison to green tea, which makes it a better stimulant.

Advice on tea you might like- Darjeeling Second Flush Tea or Darjeeling Singell FTGFOP1

History- Sonada was one the the first places where Tibetan refugees settled after being exiled from Tibet. The monastery is residence for young Tibetan Scholars and a Government aided schools for Tibetans which is also open for students from other communities. The monastery was founded in 1800.

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    Breakfast, Lunchtime, Afternoon

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  • Health Points

    Hydration, Immune System, Refreshing, Relaxing, Weight Loss

  • Type

    Black Tea

  • Options

    Loose Tea

  • Caffeine Level


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    It's ok, but not my type of tea.

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    Fantastic quality tea for the price, just wish I bought more

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