Darjeeling Balasun Second Flush Peony White Tea 2023

Presenting an extraordinary Darjeeling White Tea 2023, a truly rare and exotic gem sourced from the esteemed Balasun Tea Estate. This particular white tea demands the use of only the youngest buds and leaves. Instead of oxidizing the tea, we have chosen a meticulous sun-drying method that preserves its remarkable smoothness, creaminess, and fruity essence. The visually enchanting dry leaves display a delightful greenish-grey hue adorned with an abundance of silvery tips, culminating in a pale yellow infusion when brewed. Indulging in this tea reveals subtle notes of honey, citrus, and vanilla, adding to its irresistible appeal.
SKU
B/EX12/WHITE/23
As low as $11.99
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Darjeeling Summer Premium White Tea
REGION

Darjeeling

BLEND

-

FLUSH

Second Flush

GRADE

FTGFOP1-WHITE TEA

CERTIFICATION

Conventional

Variant

White

ABOUT THE GARDEN

Famous for producing the best of excellent quality tea with fuller body and typical muscatel china flavour, The Balasun Tea estate is spread across rolling hills with moderately gentle slope and a wide open valley with Balasun river flowing at the bottom part of the garden. panoramic views. The garden altitude varies from 365 metres to 1375 meters above MSL and temperature ranges between 7 degree winter to maximum of 30 degree in summer. The estate is located near a tiny hamlet town of Sonada, one of the stations for the heritage Darjeeling Toy train and is near to Tibetan chorten (Stupa), Tiger Hill, Chatkput Eco Village, Senchel lake, Senchel Reserve forest with oaks, chestnuts, walnuts, magnolias, rhododendrons, etc. During spring one can see the bright blooms of rhododendrons, cream magnolias and orchids in this moss-laden forest. The region is famous for it’s trekking routes and bird watching. The garden is easily accessible by road from Siliguri and the near Airport Bagdogra which is 50 kms away. The plantation was established in 1871 by M/s Davenport & Company Ltd. The original name of the garden was Nahore Balasun taken from the Lepcha dialect and was later renamed as Balasun after the river Balasun which flows through the garden. Jay Shree Tea and Industries acquired the garden in 2005. Since acquisition, the Jay shree tea management has invested in all round improvement of the garden and factory infrastructure, employee welfare, regular in-filling initiatives and planned afforestation for climatic conservation. Complete renovation of Factory buildings, roads, office and houses and upgradation of factory with latest technology to improve quality tea. As a result of these initiatives, the tea per unit realization has improved considerably since 2005.The estate has Fair Trade certification from FLO-CERT, HACCP certified by TUV-NORD, UTZ certified by IMO and SAN/ Rainforest Allaince certification from IMO.

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BEST TIME TO DRINK

Anytime!

BREWING INTRUCTIONS
Use filtered or bottled water. Bring the water to a rolling boil. Put in 2.5–3 g of loose tea for every cup. Let it steep for 3–5 min. Strain into a cup and serve

LEAF: Typical light coloured assortment with fruity nose.

LIQUOR: Clear and delicate with a complexity of deep nutty to light floral aroma.

INFUSION: Quite firm with a spicy nose.

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