No. 83, Oaks Darjeeling 1st Flush Classic

Located in the Kurseong North Valley, near the town of Sonada, the Oaks Estate produces organic tea largely from classic seed propagated China bushes. This lot of organic first flush is peppery, earthy, and mineral, with a lingering sweetness and notes of wintergreen. Medium bodied with some briskness.

Lot: DJ-03

Origin: Oaks Estate, Darjeeling, India - 2015 

(Sample this Darjeeling against our other 2015 first flushes)

Brewing Instructions:  

  • 1 tsp per 8 oz/250ml of water
  • 185ºF/85ºC  (Bring cold, fresh spring water to a boil. Remove from heat, set aside 1 minute, and proceed.)  
  • Brew 4-6 minutes  
  • Good for 2 infusions