A rather musty tasting tea from Whittard,Darjeeling not one of my
“I was contacted by Whittard of Chelsea and was asked if they could send me some teas to try and review. I usually say no to these types of requests, but I was absolutely delighted to accept some...” Read full tasting note
“Huh, I thought I had posted about this... I've definitely had it before. Anyway, as many of you may already know, I don't actually care much for Darjeeling. I find it too finicky to brew and...” Read full tasting note
“i have a great idea! let's drink lots of tea and then go to the gym and pee every 10 min. thanks *traveling tea box*! (it's a nice enough darjeeling really. i like it!)” Read full tasting note
“Another from Momo's teaboxB! thanks everyone! The Lochan Darjeeling I drank the other day really spoiled me with the most delicious Darjeeling I've tried. This one isn't quite as good, but I...” Read full tasting note
To taste Darjeeling is to taste the landscape where it is grown. Intermittent rain, sun and moisture-laden mists nurture the century-old tea gardens in the landscape that inspired Rudyard Kipling to craft his stories. The smallest shoots, still covered in dew, are picked by hand at first light to deliver one of our finest teas.
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Darjeelingtwo leaves and a bud
Darjeeling, the Champagne of Teas. Hmm, if only I could enjoy Darjeeling as much as I enjoy Champers! I just can’t get on with Darjeeling, regardless of company. To me, it’s just like drinking a cup of hot gritty water – not pleasurable at all.
However, I do find that it works well when blended with other black teas, so it does have its usefulness…