Tea from India - Darjeeling PHUGURI F.T.G.F.O.P. 2nd flush 2020
With large and long twisted leaves rich in white "tips", this great tea offers a cup developing a sweet and flowery aroma, with a round texture and a finish offering beautiful notes of ripe fruits and subtly flowery evoking the rose scent.
Country : India
Region : Situated in the west part of Darjeeling province at an altitude of 2.000 M
Harvest : Fine plucking : Final bud with 1 leave. Lot harvested 1ST of july
Singularities : Phuguri tea estate spreads over the crest and slopes of the Phalut ridge of mountains that border India and Nepal. 448 kg of fresh leaves were plucked to produce 108 kg of dry leaves.
Dry leaves : Broad twisted leaves of colour varying from dark brown to a warm honey blond with white silver tips
Attack : Soft and flowery
Heart : Round
Long lasting notes : Rich and lively fruity flavors in this well-balanced cup
Color of infusion : Copper
Aromatic family : Floral and fruity
- Dominant note : Plain
- Type(s) of tea : Black Tea
Degustation :Throughout the day.
Pairing : A tasty Criollo chocolate or chocolatey entremets !
Our expert impressions : This region is often overcome by whimsical clouds that give rise to frequent rain showers. From this constant humidity and the unique soil character of its valley, emerges some of the worlds most celebrated PHUGURI Clonal Teas. Thanks to a careful manufacture this lot delivers a sweet liquor, leaked with a light rose final. The fruity heavenly aroma of this tea lingers long inside the mouth