Darjeeling Steinthal Estate, 2nd FlushThe Cultured Cup Black
Our tasting panel cupped over a dozen 2nd Flush Darjeelings, and this was our top pick! With complex notes of raisin, oak, and a full, but smooth body.
Tea Type or Tisane | Flavors: Black | raisin, aged oak, medium body, lively
Tea Tips: A midday tea. To enjoy the complexity, drink without milk.
Ingredients: India, Darjeeling 2nd Flush black tea: 100%
How to Steep: 1.5 tsp, 8 oz water, 205°F, 4–5 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