Darjeeling teas

While the Assam region is the leading tea producing region in India, the Darjeeling region stands out for the quality of its teas. Although its market represents only 1% of India's annual production, the tea industry in Darjeeling holds a unique position. With lower yields, high quality black teas are produced here, which, year after year, have become widely renowned.

Pluckers in a Darjeeling tea plantation.

Tea from India - Darjeeling Orange Valley 2nd flush T.G.F.O.P.

Garden located on an altitude between 1200 and 1800 m. Thanks to new investments, this plantation has further optimized the quality of the teas produced there. This lot with regular and dark leaves with a sweet aroma responding to all the aromatic notes that can be expected from a tea harvested at the beginning of June. An amber colored cup with a round, suave, balanced liquor ending on a hazelnut finish.

Tea from India - Darjeeling Phuguri 2nd flush T.G.F.O.P.

One of the oldest plantations in Darjeeling created in 1876, and today benefiting from the latest technologies in terms of machinery and cultivation producing sophisticated batches with great taste quality. Harvested at more than 2000 m above sea level, this orange-colored lot develops a Muscat nose, and delivers an infusion with a very smooth and soft texture in the mouth with a fruity finish with a lot of character.

Tea from India - Darjeeling 1st flush 2022 MILLIKTHONG F.T.G.F.O.P. Grand cru

Harvested on March 3rd in the Mirik Valley, this lot, manufactured in the traditional way, comes from a plantation whose oldest tea trees have been replaced, thus offering more aromatic teas. Its regular leaves dotted with white tips offers warm attack of chestnut, a flowery and vegetal heart with a slight astringency, a cup recalling the humid atmosphere of tea factories during the process of transformation of the leaves. A lovely journey on its own!

Tea from India - Darjeeling Margaret's Hope 2nd flush T.G.F.O.P.

Named after the owner's daughter, this plantation located in Kurseong district is well-known by all connoisseurs of quality teas. A tea with regular and dark leaves offering a round and sustained nose. With an orange colored infusion, the cup delivers on the palate, pleasant notes of stone fruit and candied fruit with a lingering honeyed note.

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