140 Tasting Notes
Dry Leaf Nose: Refreshing forest air. Woodsy with mushroom notes, cooling.
Liquor: Brown (dark honey type – 2nd flush) clear with a bright, spicy and woodsy aroma.
Flavour: Semi bright with a mild astringency, this Darjeeling captures the essence of the mountain region in which it’s grown. Woodsy, hardwood flavours of fresh mushroom and meadow flowers. Some honey notes with a delicate and fresh earthy character.
Dry Leaf Nose: Classic Earl Grey aroma.
Liquor: Classic Early Grey, but milder.
Flavour: A delightfully satisfying black tea experience with very little caffeine. The liquor has a classic south India black tea profile: sweet with a slight honey note.
Dry Leaf Nose: Sweet aroma reminicient of fresh corn silk and vegetables.
Liquor: Clear, bright liquor with a lovely yellow/green colour and sweet aroma.
Flavour: The liquor has a fresh full flavour, laden with freshly picked and steamed vegetables, corn silk and fine green tea. Unusually round and full for a white tea. There is a hint of incense in the cup that floats above the liquor and lingers on the palate. This is an exceptionally bud filled Bai Mu Dan, which distinguishes it as a very high quality tea. The flavour is affected by these buds as they bring an exceptionally sweet character to the liquor. It is the leaf that brings the corn silk and vegetal notes.
Dry Leaf Nose: A woodsy blend of mountain forest trees, herbs and fresh mushroom. This refreshing blend is reflective of the Himalayan mountains from which it comes – from the rains that pour onto the tea leaves and small branches, to the the air that rushes through the valleys separating Nepal from Darjeeling, the aromas shine through.
Liquor: Golden and Clear.
Flavour: Rich and complex with a definite “mountain air” flavour evoking fine hardwood forests and fresh forest floor growth. The blending of several estates gives this tea its unique and wide ranging character.
Dry Leaf Nose: Malty with chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla notes.
Liquor: Pale amber colour.
Flavour: Rich, malty chocolate with sweet cinnamon and vanilla notes. Black tea underpins the flavour, while the coconut adds a tropical note at the finish.
Dry Leaf Nose: Vanilla and red rooibos.
Liquor: Red-brown, clear liquor with a true vanilla aroma accompanying the red rooibos nose.
Flavour: Hints of vanilla, supported by the red rooibos.
Dry Leaf Nose: appealing and fruity with distinct strawberry and rhubarb aromas.
Liquor: gorgeous dark red and opaque.
Flavour: tart, sweet strawberry-rhubarb pie with an excellent fruity balance.
Dry Leaf Nose: smells like cake! Rich, with a sweet background.
Liquor: deep brown colour – like a spice cake. Slightly cloudy.
Flavour: sweet cake flavour. Hints of chocolate and definite cream.
Dry Leaf Nose: Caramel, rich black tea and spices.
Liquor: Red-brown clear.
Flavour: Rich black tea flavour blends well with the pumpkin and spice. This is a rich and warming cup that speaks of fall.
Dry Leaf Nose: Rich banana nut bread aroma.
Liquor: Cloudy with a warming aroma.
Flavour: Tastes like sweet banana nut bread.