Goomtee Special Spring Chinary Black Tea

description

The most defining trait of the teas from one of Darjeeling’s better known Goomtee tea estate is their bright and nonconforming flavors. This season, we have been treated to a chinary bush tea with a bright first flush character, defined by delicate notes of white flowers and raw fruits, seen rarely and only in teas made from older plantings of traditional chinary bushes.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Marked by hints of lemon and tree fruit

appearance

Light gold

taste

The liquor delicate and smooth, tipped, throughout, with bright notes of lemon and raw tree fruits. A pleasant raw note, discernible towards the end, rounds out the fruity-floral attributes of the cup.

COMPLEMENTS

Vinaigrette-based salads, assorted cheeses, fritters, wraps, legumes

dry leaf

aroma

Marked by notes of toasted pumpkin seeds, hints of spice, caramel and milk.

appearance

Mix of loosely rolled brownish-black leaves, bright green cut leaves, and few silvery buds.

infusion

aroma

Floral, lemony and fruity

appearance

Bright green leaf cuttings, some with coppery tints

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

185F -194F

1.5 tsp / 2.5 oz

4 mins

Recommended number of steeps - 1

condiments

Lemon

Drink Plain

Sugar

Honey

PICKING DATE
03-04-2017
TIME OF DAY
Afternoon
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU FFGTB | GRADE FTGFOP1
CERTIFICATIONS


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