Dry Tea Leaf:
Appearance: Tea leaves are delicately rolled and comprising of plenty of silvery buds making up the two leaf and a bud plucking standard. Colour is a mixture of light and dark green delicately rolled, a delight to the eye with lots of silver bloom of the buds.
Fragrance: Dry leaves have a sweet floral fragrance characteristic of AV2 cultivar reminding you of wild orchids and other Himalayan flowers.
Appearance: Brighter shades of sparkling lemon.
Fragrance: Fragrance of floral notes are distinct in the liquor. The floral notes are of the Himalayan flowers along with other complex fragrances of the local flora.
Flavour: Floral notes are prominent when sipped followed by a sweet lingering taste noted as an aftertaste which lasts for hours. It taste better when sipped as it cools.
No. of Infusions suggested: Two good infusion followed by a third which yielded a lighter liquor. If the infusion time is lowered from 5 minutes to 2 or 3 minutes, then the number of good infusions count be 4+
Reasons to Buy: This batch is a rare tea from Singbulli which is a limited edition and perhaps not produced in any more lots for this year. A must have tea for your collection of exquisite Darjeeling teas.