One of the most prestigious organic tea plantations in Darjeeling has produced a top-notch quality 1st Flush 2023 Darjeeling tea, known as the ‘Diamond‘.
This batch is considered one of the best to come out of the garden this year, as only the best quality buds and shoots from AV2 clonal bushes were harvested during the early spring season.
The dry leaves are long, well-twisted, and wiry, with plenty of unopened silver tips featuring fine silvery hairs. The tea is bright white/lemon yellow in appearance with light shades of coppery brown leaves due to being well processed. The dry leaves release a delicate aroma of freshly baked confectionaries with undertones of chocolates, raw mangoes, and honey.
Steeping for a complete five minutes produces a bright yellow liquor, with each sip bursting with fruity flavors reminiscent of raw mangoes, kiwi, ripe pineapples, and freshly baked cookies. The tea leaves a sweet honey and citrus-like flavor that lingers on the palate for a long time.
This tea is a true jewel amongst the finest 1st Flush 2023 Darjeeling teas, and a must-try for any tea lover.