Darjeeling Selimbong Estate, 1st FlushThe Cultured Cup Black
Our tasting panel cupped over a dozen 1st Flush Darjeelings, and this was our top pick! With complex notes of grape peel, fresh greens, and a refreshing and lively mouthfeel.
Tea Type or Tisane | Flavors: Organic Black | muscat grape peel, fresh greens, medium body, lively
Tea Tips: A midday tea. To enjoy the complexity, drink without milk.
Ingredients: India, Darjeeling 1st Flush organic black tea: 100%
How to Steep: 1.5 tsp, 8 oz water, 195°F, 3–4 min
Fun Fact: The most expensive Darjeeling was a 2014 Silver Tips Imperial and sold for $1850 per 2.2 lbs. Who said fine tea isn't like fine wine?
Similar Teas: Rose d'Himalaya by Mariage, Pearl Island, Assam Margherita Estate