No. 92, Margaret's Hope Darjeeling 1st Flush 2016

Located in the Kurseong North Valley, Margaret's Hope Estate has been making tea for over 150 years. This first flush's complexity cannot be understated. Notes of wintergreen, white grape, orchid, and honey, with hints of pine and steamed greens.

Grade: FTGFOP1 CH Delight

Origin: Margaret's Hope Estate, Darjeeling, India - 2016 

(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