Darjeeling Classic Summer Clonal Black Tea

description

Darjeeling clonals are a treat for the senses. They pack a wide variety of flavors, and every season there is something new to look forward to. This small lot clonal black tea has been made from leaves that have been subjected to high wither and heavy oxidation, resulting in a cup thats full-bodied and brimming with warm, earthy flavors.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Tipped with notes of wood and dried drupes

appearance

Amber

taste

The liquor is largely smooth, brisk in parts, slightly astringent yet exceptionally well-rounded. Notes of firewood are discernible throughout the length of the cup, accentuated, ever so slightly, by notes of anise and fennel in the middle.

COMPLEMENTS

Porridge, biscotti, sweet corn, macaroon, shortbread

dry leaf

aroma

Muted notes of wood and burnt sugar

appearance

Long, whole, well-rolled brownish-black leaves with taupe buds

infusion

aroma

Woody and vegetal

appearance

Whole, fully opened coppery leaves with olive hues

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
Anytime
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
Second
SPECIALTY
Clonal
SKU SFCCLB | GRADE FTGFOP1