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2011 Darjeeling First Flush Handrolled Silver Needles White Tea

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Origin: Darjeeling
Colour: White
Grade: Hanrolled AV2 buds
Flush: First
Type: Single Estate
Weight: 100 grams
Length of infusion: 3 mins 30 seconds
Water temperature: 90°C

Dry leaves
Aspect: Delicate very long Silver buds
Colours: Shining white colour
Scents: A very sweet bouquet of honey & floral notes

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

Liquor
Colour: Clear gleaming white liquor
Texture: Smooth and full in the mouth
Flavour: Slightly sweet
Aromas: Initially very floral (rose and fresh flowers, honeysuckle). The floral note lingers in the middle, becoming increasingly intense in the mouth
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: Elegant and long, lively, fruity notes (rose) and fresh planty notes (aniseed)

Our verdict: For Darjeeling lovers and tea connoisseurs, this first flush Darjeeling white tea is made from silver buds by rolling it with hands; produced at the special request of DarjeelingTeaXpress. This is a pure bliss for Darjeeling and white tea lovers. Its silver buds feels silky and elegant and long notes make it an excellent white flush tea. A MUST for Darjeeling connoisseurs

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