Organic Nepal 1st Flush - Shangri La EstateEvery Day Teas
A must for any lover of Darjeeling. A great First Flush tea grown just over the border in Nepal at a third of the price for the same quality grown in Darjeeling. Brisk and sweet, with notes of muscatel grape, wintergreen, honey and some complex minerality.
Origin: Shangri-La Estate, Ilam, Nepal
Brewing Suggestions: This tea can be thoroughly enjoyed in a western style teapot or in a gongfu style.
We recommend using spring or filtered water. Heat to 195F/90C. Use 2.5g / 2 tsp of tea for 12 oz of water. Steep 4-6 minutes.
For gongfu style, we recommend using a porcelain gaiwan. Heat water to 195F. Fill your vessel up from a third to half the way (1g of tea per 1 oz). Steep first for 15 seconds, adding 5-10 seconds on following steeps.