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Darjeeling Second Flush Soureni Organic Black Tea

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Origin: Darjeeling
Tea Estate: Soureni
Colour: Organic Black
Grade: F.T.G.F.O.P.1 Clonal
Flush: Second
Type: Single Estate
Weight: 100 grams
Length of infusion: 3 mins 30 seconds
Water temperature: 90°C

Dry leaves
Aspect: Small well roled leaves with silver buds
Colours: Light green mix with dark green leaves
Scents: A fruity bouquet of mango, preserved citrus fruit, apricot syrup, breadcrumb

Brewed leaves (Infusion)
Colours: Mainly green with touches of brown
Scents: Plant, herb and floral (orange blossom) notes to start, combined with sweet fruit notes (yellow fruit)

Liquor
Colour: Gleaming light golden yellow
Texture: Supple to start, becoming powdery at the back of the mouth, giving this a wonderful length
Flavour: Sweet and slightly bitter
Aromas: A floral planty attack. Floral (rose, orange blossom), a touch of almond, fruit (citrus, apricot, sweet orange) and planty (stem, sap, raw vegetables). Fresh and stewed fruit. Very harmonious.
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: long coumarin notes and great complexity. Very elegant, with the different fruity, vanilla/butter/brioche, floral, and planty notes

Our verdict: This second flush black tea from Soureni tea garden in Darjeeling has a sweet and slightly bitter taste that with incredible successioin of aromatic notes. The fruity bouquet makes this a truly high class second flush from Darjeeling

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