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Rohini Estate First Flush FTGFOP1 (2021 DJ-1) Darjeeling

5 star average rating
4 Reviews Write a Review
Harvested on February 26, 2021, this superlative first flush offering is the very first plucking of the 2021 season at the Rohini Estate, located in the Kurseong valley of Darjeeling district. The exquisite leaves display full leaf sets, crowned with downy silver tips. Accented by notes of honey and corn silk, the sweet aroma evokes the freshness of early spring. The delicate amber-gold cup is buttery smooth with classic floral notes, complemented by light vegetal hints. A lively crisp quality lingers in the finish, completing an unparalleled tea experience.

With the introduction of this special tea, Upton Tea Imports is proud to continue our tradition of being the first US tea company to offer the very first harvest from the first flush Darjeeling season of 2021.

Steeping Suggestions

Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 3 min.
Water Temperature: 212 degrees (boiling)


Rohini Estate First Flush FTGFOP1 (2021 DJ-1) Darjeeling Reviews
5 star average rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0 (based on 4 reviews)

  • Amazing
  • 5 star rating
  • Allyson – WA – April 16, 2021
  • This tea is spectacular. It was a gift from a fellow tea lover and it’s one of best teas I’ve ever had. It’s got the most lovely honey taste and full mouth feel. Its light but poignant. I love it. Buy it you will not be disappointed. Just as an aside. I drink a lot of tea.
  • Birthday tea
  • 5 star rating
  • Michelle – CO – April 03, 2021
  • What a special treat! I was drawn to purchase because it was harvested on my birthday. It is the first time I experienced a first flush Darjeeling, and I was delighted by the smooth mouthfeel, delicate botanical flavors and the lingering finish. I was able to get two steeps, both enjoyable and unique. I drank it plain. Thanks again, Upton!
  • An interesting, light tea
  • 4 star rating
  • Eileen – VA – April 02, 2021
  • I was interested to taste and see why a First Flush Darjeeling is different/worth extra expense. I adore the very affordable Upton's Finest Russian Caravan, so I added Rohini Estate to order. Rohini makes a light amber tea--tastes a little like a green tea to me, unlike other teas I have tasted and am enjoying it, but probably won't purchase again.
  • Simply outstanding
  • 5 star rating
  • Jeff – IL – March 23, 2021
  • Aroma and tasting notes in the above description are spot on but what really stands out to me is how smooth it is ('buttery smooth' is again a perfect descriptor). A remarkable characteristic in my tea experience. Fortunate to have had a chance to try this tea, which in my opinion is worthy of the price. Thanks for offering this tea, Upton.
Rohini Estate First Flush FTGFOP1 (2021 DJ-1) Darjeeling Review

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