• Darjeeling

  • Single Estate

Castleton Special Spring Chinary Black Tea

A rare Darjeeling, strong and balanced with a brisk fruity note and vibrant with sweet, green flavors.

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$18.99

description

If you’ve got to choose one First Flush chinary specialty this year, let it be this. Castleton’s reputation is upheld and surpassed with this full-bodied and balanced cup. Immediately luring you with its brisk, fruity start the liquor resounds with bright and lively flavors of sweet greens which stay on till the end. Delightful citrusy notes round up the edges and the light briskness of the woody tones in the end. The aftertaste is quite unforgettable with a rare and arresting richness of green pistachios.

the experience

Castleton Special Spring Chinary Black Tea

liquor

aroma

Light fruity with notes of sweet greens, nutty and hints of citrus

appearance

Orange-Gold

taste

A full-bodied, well balanced cup tipped with vibrant green attributes. It starts out on a brisk fruity note, which however subside to reveal a heart resonating with sweet, green flavors which can be perceived throughout the length of the cup. Uplifting citrusy accents can be perceived around the edges, which smoothens the mild astringency from woody undercurrents which shore up towards the finish. Captivating scent of green pistachio can be picked up in the aftertaste, making for a memorable finish.

COMPLEMENTS

Steamed seafood, salads with creamy dressing, tropical fruit and cheese

dry leaf

aroma

Fresh hazelnut, hint toasted, earthy, raisins and soft note of millefeuille

appearance

Short, tightly rolled, emerald green leaves interspersed with few silvery buds and bright green leaf cuttings

infusion

aroma

Vegetal, tree bark, soft floral and citrusy undertones

appearance

Short, cut, mix of dark and spring green leaves; some with stems detached

Product-Page-Steeping
steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz / 180 ml

185°F -194°F / 85℃ -90℃

2 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g

4 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

PICKING DATE
11-May-20
TIME OF DAY
Afternoon
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU FFCTCHB | GRADE FTGFOP1 | INVOICE DJ-16
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