Darjeeling Thurbo Oolong 2016

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Brewing instructions

Infuse for 2 to 3 minutes with a water temperature between 80 and 90 degrees

Brewing instructions


Darjeeling Thurbo Oolong 2016

A large green leaf with lots of tips, this is a Darjeeling for the connoisseur! Thurbo is situated in the Mirik valley, on the border of Darjeeling and Nepal and established in 1872. It is set in the shadows of the mighty Kanchejunga mountain, surrounded by orange and orchid farms, giving the estate an exotic feel.

Due to the rarity of the nature of this product, we are only selling it in quanities of 50g.

Type of Tea- Orthodox Indian Black Tea.

Origin- Thurbo Estate, Mirik, Darjeeling, India.

Altitude- 500-600 Feet above sea level.

Harvest- April 2016

Brewing Guide- Use water at 70 degree and Infuse for 2-3 minutes.

How to Serve- Best to served as it is.

Tasting Notes- Smooth, grassy and vegetal and floral notes.

Colour in Cup- A golden yellow liquor.

History- The name of this estate comes from the camp that the British set up during the invasion of Nepal. The camp or tents used are referred to as 'Tombu' in local language with the name changing over the years until this estate was finally called Thurbo.

Pack sizes available- Due to the rare nature of this batch, we are only able to sell it in 50g sizes. ( 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.

Advice on tea you might like- Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea Gopaldhara Wonder Oolong 2016 or Dong Ding Oolong

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Additional Info

  • Caffeine Level


  • Health Points


  • Options

    Loose Tea

  • Time of Day

    Lunchtime, Afternoon

  • Type

    Oolong Tea

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    good Darjeeling, pricey though

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