Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea

Murchie's Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea is a single estate black tea, from the famous Margaret's Hope Estate in Darjeeling, India.

Often called the 'Champagne of Black Teas', this single estate Darjeeling is light, delicate, floral and ephemeral.

Medium Strength | Murchie's Tea & Coffee

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Product Name Price Qty
Darjeeling 1st Flush - 1oz / 28g Loose
Darjeeling 1st Flush - 2oz / 56g Loose
Darjeeling 1st Flush - 4oz / 113g Loose
Darjeeling 1st Flush - 8oz / 227g Loose
Darjeeling 1st Flush - 16oz / 454g Loose

Darjeeling 1st Flush Tea

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The flavour of this is more delicate, floral and ephemeral than Murchie's other 2nd flush Darjeelings, Darjeeling Estate and Darjeeling Pure.


1st Flush means that this tea come from the first plucking of tea after the plants come out of winter dormancy and the ensuing spring rains have finished.


The leaves are quite green (for a black tea), producing a light cup with delicate flavour. This particular 1st flush is quite smooth and creamy, not spicy. It is bright, with a light astringency which leaves the mouth dry and extends the flavour.


This is definitely a tea for the connoisseur!


Strength:     Medium Strength | Murchie's Tea & Coffee  (Medium)
Brew Temperature:   205° to 212°F, or 96° to 100°C
Brew Time:   1 to 2 Minutes the first 2 infusions,
    2 to 4 Minutes for the next 2 infusions.
Brew Quantity:   1 tsp to 6-8oz or 5g to 177-237ml of water


For more information on brewing and tea strength ratings, please see our BREWING GUIDE or TEA STRENGTH pages

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