Darjeeling Tea Gielle First Flush FTGFOP


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Brewing instructions

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

Brewing instructions


Darjeeling Tea Gielle First Flush FTGFOP

Established in 1850, high up in the Himalayas covered by the early mists, The Gielle Estate is named after the Gielle River Khola which passes through the garden. Which leads to the name; 'land of sweet water', which is evident in the sweet and floral cup.

Type of Tea- Orthodox Indian Black Tea.

Origin- Gielle, Teesta Valley, Darjeeling, India.

Altitude- 2500-6000 Feet above sea level.

Leaf Grade- Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe

Harvest- April 2016

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

How to Serve- This tea is best drank as it is.

Tasting Notes- A fresh and grassy aroma with floral, aromatic, citrus notes and a silky, mellowness.

Colour in Cup- A light champagne yellow.

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.

Health Benefits- Drinking Black Teas help to keep you alert and energised. Black Teas have relatively high levels of caffeine, more than green teas, oolongs and white teas. Black Teas contain antioxidants that help to protect the body. Regular drinking of black teas may help to reduce cholesterol, diabetes and kidney stones. Research into the benefits of tea are ongoing.

Advice on tea you might like- Darjeeling First Flush Tea Marybong or Darjeeling First Flush Tea Namring Upper


History- Using original China tea bushes, the Gielle Estate took 15 years to plant and is now one of Darjeeling's most prized Tea Estates due to its locational advantage of the sweet water from the steam, the cold misty, sunny slopes and crisp winds of the Kanchenjunga- where the legend of the pure Darjeeling flavours were conceived.

Additional Info

  • Time of Day

    Lunchtime, Afternoon

  • Country


  • Health Points

    Diabetes, Digestive, Flu, Heart

  • Type

    Black Tea

  • Options

    Loose Tea

  • Caffeine Level


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    Really good Darjeeling with wonderful flavours and aromas. Ambrosia!

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