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!
Country : India
Region : Located in the Mirik Valley, about 58 km from the main town, a journey requiring 1h30 to get there.
Harvest : Picking made of the terminal Bud and 1 to 2 leaves. Harvested on March 3rd.
Singularities : From one of the largest gardens in Darjeeling deployed over an area of 850 hectares, and from the 3rd harvest of this garden in 2022. 602 kilos of fresh leaves were needed for the production of a batch of 102 kilos.
Dry leaves : Regular and sprinkled with many tips.
Attack :Warm with chestnut notes.
Heart : Flowery and vegetal.
long lasting notes: Floral astringency.
Color of infusion : Coppered
Aromatic family: Vegetal and flowery
- Dominant note : Plain
- Type(s) of tea : Black Tea
- Allergène(s) : Product may contain incidental traces of nuts and peanuts
Degustation : All day long.
Pairing : Desserts made from fresh fruit.
Our expert impressions : Lot manufactured in a traditional way in this plantation having recently replaced the oldest tea trees offering thus, more aromatic teas. This batch is no exception to a fine harvest with a regular sheet and dotted with white tips. Nose reminiscent of the humid atmosphere of tea factories during the leaf transformation process. Long tea on the palate, with floral and vegetal notes mixed with a slight astringency.