Hand-picked Darjeeling tea of second flush from Castleton Tea Estate. Tea bushes of China type are grown at an altitude of about 1500 meters.
Castleton is one of the most famous and is a very well regarded Tea Estate located in South Kurseong Valley. Most of the production consists of China tea bushes. The tea bushes were planted on the Tea Estate first time in 1885 and the Tea Estate has since both changed name and owners. Castleton name comes from a building in Kurseong.
West Bengal, Darjeeling, India
Sweetness, balance, hints of muscat grape, hints of vanilla.
The tea is dark in appearance and emits a beautiful golden colored brew.
- use about 6 grams of tea. Pour in 100° C water and let it steep for 1 minute.
- use about 3 grams of tea. Pour in 100° water and let it steep for 1 minute.
Second steeping 1 minute, third steeping 1.5 minutes. Make sure the water temperature does not drop, the flavor develops with the heat.
The tea will hold for a couple steepings on the same leaves.