Description: An outstanding second flush Darjeeling, with a full mouth feel, balanced cup and wonderful aroma. Fruit notes are prominent in the liquor, with the desired muscatel note dominating. Produced from select clonal bushes to ensures superior quality.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 212° (boiling) Steep Time: 3 min.
Average of customer reviews submitted during the last year: ; No. of reviews: 2 Dry Leaf Appearance and Feel: Excellent, Infused Leaf Aroma and Appearance: Excellent, Infused Liquor Flavor: Excellent, Overall Value: Very Good
from Bedford, NH (United States)
(4/1/2013) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Excellent, Liquor: Very Good,
"Knowing this would be a fuller bodied cup than my usual darjeeling, this was a very nice drinking (and smelling) experience. I tend to order those with more citrus and/or floral notes than muscatel but wanted a different experience. Too much leaf in the steep makes for an astringent experience that masks floral nuances, so go on the lesser side until you find it to your liking." Gloria Hatch
from Seattle, WA (United States)
(12/8/2013) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Excellent,
"luv this tea! it has the prominent muscatel note that i find so satisfying. i'll be ordering more of this delicious darjeeling."
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