Mim Estate Black Tea is a second flush Darjeeling, grown at 6800 feet above sea level. The tea has a distinctive ?Muscatel? character, with a hint of currant and an almost wine-like taste. It comes from the Mim estate in northern India, where you can see the tip of mount Everest on a clear day.
The are 3 main times of year for producing good quality Darjeelings, and the second flush is harvested in June when these teas are more fully developed. The liquor is bright, and the taste is full and round like excellent muscatel. Mim Estate Tea is a superb afternoon tea that is especially good with scones and raspberry conserve.
For the best brew, Mim Estate Tea should steep in water that has been brought to a rolling boil for 2-5 minutes.