FF Darjeeling House Blend - No.08


weight: 50g Packweight: 125g Caddyweight: 250g Packweight: 1kg Pack

FF Darjeeling House Blend - No.08

This First Flush Darjeeling loose leaf tea is perfect for enjoying any time of the day and imparts a clear golden liquor with fruity, floral notes.

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Price:  £4.00(VAT Free)

  (34 Reviews)


Tea Story

Our exquisite luxury Darjeeling First Flush loose leaf tea delicately combines the fresh, invigorating and grassy qualities of the revered spring flush tea leaves with the stunning muscatel hints that are characteristic of this well-loved and nuanced tea. Darjeeling is one of the most revered and well-loved tea districts in India - and in the world. Tea farmers in this area have been passing down expert tea knowledge from generation to generation for almost 200 years.

The succulent, silvery leaves of this Darjeeling loose leaf tea offer a gentle sweetness and refreshingly astringent flavour, which can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Ingredients - First flush Darjeeling black tea.

Information for tea connoisseurs

Unlike most Indian teas, Darjeeling tea is normally made from the small-leaved Chinese variety of Camellia Sinensis, rather than the large-leaved Assam plant, Camellia Sinensis Assamica. Tea planting in the Indian district of Darjeeling was introduced in 1841 by Arthur Campbell, a civil surgeon of the Indian Medical Service. Campbell was transferred to Darjeeling in 1839 from Kathmandu, Nepal. In 1841, he brought seeds of the Chinese tea plant, Camellia Sinensis from Kumaun and began to experiment with tea planting in Darjeeling. The British government also established tea nurseries during that period. Commercial development began during the 1850s.


Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested in Spring Darjeeling, India


Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Even size rolled leaves with plenty of silvery and tender green tips

  • Aroma

    Light, floral and refreshing

  • Flavour

    Gentle, sweet and refreshing

  • Colour

    Light Amber


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Customer Reviews
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This blend suits my taste, perfectly
Tuesday, 2 April 2019  |  John

This blend suits my tast e perfectly


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Tuesday, 26 February 2019  |  Lesley

Already filled thils in and sent it!


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Subtle, refreshing Darjeeling tea
Friday, 22 February 2019  |  Kenneth

Good flavour. More subtle than other Darjeeling teas I have tried. Very refreshing tea.


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A delicious tea
Friday, 1 February 2019  |  Mark

A delicious tea. My new favourite.


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Refreshing with a delicate aroma
Tuesday, 29 January 2019  |  Abhijit

The tea has a refreshing flavor, well blended with a delicate aroma


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