Darjeeling Classic Summer Chinary Black Tea

description

It is the tannins and the woody notes that lend structure to this tea, with the former playing a more prominent role. The flavors of anise and wood come together in perfect harmony, made buoyant by the tannins and tree fruit notes.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Marked by hints of wet wood, grass, and anise.

appearance

Amber

taste

The liquor is clean, full-bodied, and pleasantly sour around the tip. Anise and woody tannins are discernible in the middle while notes of unripe tree fruit come through in the finish. The aftertaste is that of guava and lingers long on the palate.

COMPLEMENTS

Semi-hard cheeses, scrambled eggs, waffles, biscotti, sables, pasta, Greek salad

dry leaf

aroma

Woody tannis and toasted nuts

appearance

Mix of tightly rolled, brownish-black leaves, some with tips and brown leaf flakes

infusion

aroma

Wet wood and earth

appearance

Coppery-olive green leaves

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

TIME OF DAY
Morning
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Second
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU SFPCHB | GRADE FTGFOP1