Arya Moonbeam (EX - 26) - Darjeeling Second Flush 2012
Arya Moonbeam, the name sounds fancy and people may think that its a marketing strategy applied, but in the true sense, Moonbeam tea leaves gets picked during the very early hours in the morning time when the dews are still on the tea leaves, when we are still half way into our dreams in the comfort of our cozy beds and when the moon is still visible even if its the break of dawn. Moonbeam though less known, is one Darjeeling Tea which has excelled in quality, be it appearance or the cup. This doesn’t form the line of Arya’s Jewel Darjeeling Teas, but this addition is one special grade that every tea connoisseur should try in order to taste a really high grade Darjeeling. This Darjeeling Second Flush 2012’s production is no ordinary. We bet you will like it :)
Arya Moonbeam Dry Leaves:
The overall appearance of this Second Flush 2012 Arya Moonbeam bears an attractive bloom. It is well rolled, slender and twisted. Most of the dry tea leaves are covered in fine silver and golden hairs. There are ample number of tips most of which are golden buds. It has a remarkable fruity aroma which comes linked with warm and rich malty notes. It is also nutty like that of almonds and caramelic in characteristics. It has an overwhelming sweet honey like essence.
Arya Moonbeam Infusion or Wet Leaves:
A lively brown-coppery infusion. The soaked silver or golden hairs give it a definite shine resulting in a lovely bright infusion. It has a sweet nose which comes accompanied with warm nutty and fruity essence. As you inhale you tend to experience its freshness, that is sweet and welcoming. Some mild pastry like notes can be experienced as well.
Arya Moonbeam – infusion
Arya Moonbeam Cup or Liqour:
As reminiscent of any Second Flush Darjeeling Tea, the cup turns more towards a reddish hue. The cup is full bodied, smooth and refreshing. It has an invigorating sweetness accompanied by lovely taste of roasted almonds. It has a lively brisk taste that sparkles and bursts in the mouth – this burst transforms into a buttery effect and fills the mouth. Some lovely complex mixture of fruity characteristics can be noticed. The butteriness lingers enhanced by some sweetness and forms the aftertaste of this excellent tea.
Arya Moonbeam – cup
Arya Moonbeam is one high grade 2012 Darjeeling Second Flush Tea which in no way should be missed by any tea connoisseur. Experience the sublime and know thyself! We are 100% sure that you will not be disappointed.