Darjeeling First Flush
These teas are amongst the most revered in the world, referred to as the 'champagne of teas'. Their arrival is a highly anticipated event in the annual tea calendar. The Darjeeling district, located in the foothills of the Himalayas in north-eastern India, produces exclusive loose leaf teas with a distinctive muscatel tones.
First flush Darjeeling tea, which is the name given for the first spring buds of the year, is widely considered to signify the start of the new season. The Darjeeling First Flush comes from the Himalayan foothills, where following the harsh, bitter winter, the first tea buds open with the first sign of spring sunshine. The first flush teas have a more pronounced floral aroma and offer a slightly more intense fruity flavour, distinct to Darjeeling. Their arrival in the renowned tea region is a highly anticipated event in the annual tea calendar.
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Want to know more about this years first flush?
Explore the new 2023 additions to our Rare & Limited collection; Jungpana 2023 First Flush, Okayti 2023 First Flush & Glenburn White Moonshine 2023 First Flush. Discover the journey of leaf to cup in our Darjeeling 2023 News, Updates & More article.
From £28.75 for 125g Caddy / 125g Caddy / 125g Caddy
Indulge in our most popular award-winning black teas, in this handy customisable bundle. Whether you want to stock up on larger tea pouches to top up your cupboard, or mix it up with luxury tea caddies, save with this great value bundle.
Contains 3 Teas - No.1 English Breakfast, No.07 Supreme Earl Grey, No.8 Darjeeling House Blend
From £9.95 for 25g Pack
Immerse yourself in the rich flavors and storied heritage of Darjeeling tea with each sip, savor the nuanced notes of muscatel along with light fruity notes.
From: Puttabong, Darjeeling, India
From £12.50 for 25g Pack
This luxurious Darjeeling black tea, is a sweet and floral toned exquisite loose-leaf first flush from one of the regions highest elevation single estate tea gardens.
From: Mirik Valley, Darjeeling, India
From £15.50 for 25g Pack
This lightly oxidised darjeeling tea has an abundance of green leaves and silver tips and offers an incredible, golden-yellow liquor, with a wonderfully aromatic and succulently bold, yet balanced astringency.
From: Jungpana, Darjeeling, India
From £14.50 for 25g Pack
A stunning rare white tea from Darjeeling, our loose-leaf Glenburn White Moonshine is a sublimely floral first flush from one of India’s best loved estates.
From: Glenburn Valley, Darjeeling, India