Oaks Classic Organic Darjeeling Tea
Oaks Tea Estate is 100% Organic and produces outstanding Darjeeling tea every year. Their second flush is particularly good. The tea has a mild woody character and is complemented by a fruity sweet flavour. It’s ideal afternoon tea.
Leaf Grade: FTGOP1
Dry Leaf: Short, tightly-rolled black and brown leaves
Aroma: Crisp, vegetal cup with floral sweetness and a slightly astringent finish
Colour of Liquor: Dark Amber
Flavour of the Tea: The flavours in this summer tea are exceptionally well-rounded, ample in the mouth, quite aromatic, and intense enough to stand out
Compliments: A perfect complement to creamy desserts such as trifle or even an éclair.
Brewing Instructions: Always use fresh water. Bring water to near boiling point. Take one teaspoon of tea leaves in a cup. Pour the heated water and steep the tea for 4-5 mins. Adjust the time of brewing as per desired strength. Leaves can be steeped multiple times till it gives flavour.
Tea Master Recommendation: Best enjoyed without milk. Can add honey and lemon to taste. Always use fresh water. Do not use re-boiled water. The brewed leaves can be steeped multiple times with an increase in steeping time. Sip it when it cools down a little instead of boiling hot for enhanced flavour.
About the Garden: Oaks tea Estate is USDA Certified Organic and is among the oldest tea estates in the region. The plantation has Chinary plants, it produces Orthodox Darjeeling Tea which is famous for its Muscatel flavour.
Located at Sonada, a small town which is midway from Kurseoung and Darjeeling. The Sonada valley has several tea estates, Rungmook, Cerder’s, Milling, Mundakotee, Rington, Kalej Valley, Balasun and the famous Margarets Hope.
Certifications : USDA Organic, Rain Forrest Alliance, Fair Trade Certified