Simple, beautiful single estate tea with fruity and woody flavours.

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Tea_Orange Tea Tasting Experience

Description

There's something about a nice surprise, like being assailed by myriad different flavours that cannot be described but still felt. Selim Hills Organic Darjeeling Summer Black Tea is just like a play on your senses. It is light and yet complex, fruity with wood accents and beautifully textured.

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taste

Light and smooth in the first few notes, it grows on your palate as the tea gets more complex. Aromatic and fragrant, floral notes hit you at every sip. Citrusy notes weave in at different intervals ending in a light and smooth after taste.

AROMA

Citrusy light fragrance with fruity aroma

APPEARANCE

Gold

dry leaves

Long, silver white flowers are curled together with dark leaves, with woody scents.

Infused leaf

The tea has mild hints of heady Muscat grape flavours of Darjeeling. Leaves are well graded, tippy with mixed colours of silver, brown and black full leaves.

Ingredients

Black Tea

add ons

SUGAR

HONEY

MILK

LEMON

caffeine

Medium

complements

Can be enjoyed on its own, Light snacks, Biscuits and breads

Tea_Orange Brewing Notes

150 ml

  

Water
Quantity

90-95 °C

194-212 °F

Heating
temperature

2 g

0.07 oz

Tea leaves Quantity

4-5 min

240-300 sec

Steeping
Time

BEST CONSUMED

Hot

Cold

sku :

DCS2

time of day :

Morning

disclaimer

  • To enjoy the best experience, Rinse the teapot with warm water to maintain the best temperature for the brew.
  • It is recommended to first clean the tea leaves of dust and particles by steeping it in slightly warm water for no more than 10 to 15 seconds, thereafter discarding the rinse water.

Region

Darjeeling

Nestling in the foothills of the snow-covered Himalayan range, Darjeeling grows one of the world's most exclusive teas. A cup of Darjeeling is golden or amber in colour and has a unique, delicate flavour that is referred to as "muscatel," or, having the flavour of muscatel grapes.

Subtropical, Highland Climate. East India

RAINFALL 3,000 – 3,300 mm
ELEVATION 90 – 1,750 metres

Tea_Orange Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I consume loose leaf tea?

    Loose leaf teas are the best for consumption as one is able to brew the leaves properly while also enjoying maximum benefits from the tea leaves with quality tea experience. When steeped, loose leaf tea gives the complex flavours of tea that one can enjoy only in good quality teas. Also tea leaves need adequate space to properly unfurl while brewing. So, for a flavourful and wholesome tea experience use loose leaf tea.

  • What is Darjeeling second flush tea like?

    Teas from this Flush are known for their full-bodied, muscatel, and fruity flavor. They are picked as early as April and runs through May or June. The yields are larger, and more mature leaves with a purplish hue and silver tips or leaf buds are produced. They have a stronger yet smoother flavor for the finished tea.

  • How to determine the water temperature is right while making my tea?

    We recommend a certain temperature (80-85 C; 90-95 C) for the fresh o2 rich filtered water to be boiled at the time of brewing the tea. This is only a guide and precision without thermometer is challenging. You can simply boil and see for yourself. Boiling water is at 100 C, if you leave it for 30 sec it should be around 90-95 C, if you leave it for 40-45 sec it should be around 85-90 C AND 1 minute should leave water at around 80-85 C.

  • How to prepare black tea ?

    Spoon measured quantity of tea in the tea maker/pot. Pour boiled water (150 ML) over the tea leaves (2 g). Steep for suggested time (2-3 minutes). Strain & sweeten as per choice. Pour it in a cup and enjoy the #PluckToCup experience.

  • How to store tea?

    We vacuum package our tea in high barrier aluminium pouches to ensure freshness of the teas. We recommend that you store the teas in airtight container in a cool, dry and odour free place. This keeps it away from air, light and surrounding odour. Thereby ensuring longer shelf life and quality experience of the tea.

  • Where is the tea from?

    We source all our teas directly from gardens in the best growing region of India - Darjeeling.

  • What is the shelf life of this tea?

    Our teas can used upto 36 months from the date of manufacturing. However, teas once opened have to be stored in airtight containers and should be kept away from moisture, light and odour.

  • What are the health benefits ?

    This tea has antioxidant properties and helps improve gut health and bone health, eliminate free radicals, and improve brain activity.

Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea

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