Giddapahar Classic Spring Chinary Black Tea

description

A signature spring flush black tea from Darjeeling with just the right amount of briskness and astringency.
Its clean and rounded liquor boasts palate notes of apricot, citrus and squash blossom with hints of floral notes. This medium caffeine tea has a well rounded finish with lingering fruity notes.

the experience

liquor

aroma

Medium intensity; vegetal

appearance

Golden, bright cup

taste

Rounded, clean, bit of briskness and astringency, fruity (apricot, citrus) and vegetal (squash blossom) notes with a hint of flowers

dry leaf

aroma

Sweet, milky, creamy

appearance

Lightly rolled blackish brown leaves with a few green opened leaves and silver tips

infusion

aroma

Strong intensity; fruity (apricot, citrus), vegetal (squash blossom)

appearance

Olive green with a few coppery tips

steeping notes

cold filtered O2 Rich Water

Temperature

Tea Leaves

Time

hot

6 fl oz

185-194 oF

2.0 tsp / 2.3 g

5 Mins

Recommended number of steeps - two

condiments

Drink Plain

PICKING DATE
Mar 25, 2015
TIME OF DAY
Anytime
CAFFEINE
Medium
BEST CONSUMED
Hot
SEASON
First
SPECIALTY
Chinary
SKU FFGPCHB | GRADE SFTGFOP1 | INVOICE EXN-5

1 review

Likes

  • Smooth Body 1
  • Great Aroma 1
  • High Quality 1
  • Freshness 1
  • Unique Flavor Profile 1

Dislikes

  • Bitter if Over-Steeped 1
  • No Flavor 0
  • Strong 0
  • Weak 0

Best Served

  • Anytime 1
  • Dessert Tea 0
  • Evening 0
  • Afternoon 0
  • Morning 0

George Stephen Zakhia

April 28, 2015

Excellent first flush Darjeeling

Likes : Freshness, Great Aroma, Smooth Body, High Quality, Unique Flavor Profile.

Dislikes : Bitter if Over-Steeped.

Best Served : Anytime.

A must this brew has it all. One of the best first flush teas. it brews into a pale gold liquor with greenish undertones, an absolute delight to look at, the aroma is of sweet fruits and honey, and the taste is incredible, delicate with honeyed sweetness a brisk pleasant astringency and a full mouth feel, but watch-out when brewing the water temp should be between 185-190F no more no less, with short steep times. I brewed it gongfu style and it was amazing. I got up to 5 steeps.

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