Darjeeling Single Estate Arya First Flush 2020


Darjeeling Single Estate Arya First Flush 2020

Darjeeling Single Estate Arya First Flush is the exquisite First Flush from the organic Arya Estate in Darjeeling.

Darjeeling tea region is situated in India, at the south side of the Himalayas. First Flush gets it's delicate flavors due to the harsh winter season at the higher elevations, when the tea plants start to grow again in spring, the new leaves burst with delicate and flowery flavors. First Flush Darjeeling tea is well appreciated and often referred to as the 'Champagne of tea'.

Organic Arya Estate
Arya Estate is a certified organic estate, well known for small batch specialties. Organic farming and processing means that only natural fertilizers are used and if necessary, treatment of bugs and pests is done in a natural way. No chemicals are used.
This Darjeeling First Flush tea is a so called 'China' or çhinary' tea, which refers to the variety of the tea plant where this delicate tea leaves come from.

First flush picking season
Spring 2020 has been a hard season in India, with a total lock down due to Corona virus in March, at the top of the picking season. After 3 weeks lock down, work in the tea gardens and picking could start again on a limited scale, but season for First Flush tea was already over. So there is only a limited availability for 2020 FF, so we are very happy we can offer you this great quality tea.

Brewing & characteristics
Darjeeling Single Estate Arya First Flush is best brewed at 80-90 degrees Celsius. Waking up the leaves is recommended for release of the full flavor.
The brew is bright, light yellow with aromatic scents of sweetness, flowers and a hint of fresh asparagus. Smooth and soft aftertaste.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions 3 × 15 × 25 cm

1st flush 2020

Available sizes

large 100g, regular 45g, sampler 7g