2013 Darjeeling Thurbo Moonlight First Flush

4.5 stars  4.5  2 reviews  Added 20.05.2013 by Eternal Spring, Tea status: [196] A 3496x
2013 Darjeeling Thurbo Moonlight First Flush
2013 Darjeeling Thurbo Moonlight First Flush 2013 Darjeeling Thurbo Moonlight First Flush 2013 Darjeeling Thurbo Moonlight First Flush

Category: Red tea

Country: India

Province: Darjeeling

Harvest: March 2013

Producer: Thurbo

Shop: TeaMountain Co.

TeaMountain Co.

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The legend among tea cultivators Mr. J. D. Rai, the main teamaker of famous Thurbo gardens produced limited quantity of tea made from leaves harvested exclusively from the tea plant cultivar Pb 312. This delicious tea is composed purely of silver tips and the top two leaves. The infusion is clear, golden with dominant fruity tones that are typical for the cultivar Pb312. Really wonderful tea! (FTGFOP-1), lot no. Dj-16/13


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Eternal Spring
20.05.2013 15:07:19
Eternal Spring

Beautiful Darjeeling

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The tea consists of brown leaves, silver tips and partly green leaves. Wet leaves smell fruity with a delicate aroma of marmalade. The infusion is light, yellow-brown. The taste is fresh and fruity with a slight hint of citrus. This is really beautiful FF DJ, worth of testing if you can get it. 50 grams per $14.

Gaiwan 170 ml, 4 g, 90 ° C - 60/70/80/90/100 depends on a taste. Even longer steeping is producing nice infusion w/o bitterness.


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sypalino
20.05.2013 16:26:49

Very interesting FF DJ

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Very interesting FF DJ. Wet leaf smells really nice. I boiled the water on chaozhou stove. It beautifully highlighted fresh, floral flavor of the tea. Really excellent tea, probably the best FF I've yet tasted.

5g/120 ml, gaiwan, 30/60/90/120s


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