Giddapahar Green Delight
Green Delight is a delicate green tea, with no astringency. Every sip of the smooth liquor will energise your day and make it delightful.
Leaf Grade: FTGFOP1
Dry Leaf: Light rolled light green leaves
Aroma: Soft vegetal notes
Colour of Liquor: Pale green
Flavor of the Tea: The liquor is mild, smooth
Compliments: Asian salads, pasta, fritters, grilled corn, and savoury pies
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 3-4 mins. Adjust the time of brewing as per desired strength. Leaves can be steeped multiple times till it gives flavour.
Tea Master Recommendation: Not to be had with 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:
Giddapahar is located short of Kurseong. The height of the garden is at 4864 feet above sea level. The 110 acre family owned tea estate is known to produce some of the finest Darjeeling Teas. The garden was purchased by the Shaw family in 1888 and has remained with them since. The plantation has China, Clonal and Assam bushes, in fact it has some of the oldest China bushes. Giddapahar is known to produce some outstanding muscatel teas during the second flush. They make small batches of Green Tea which is exported and is always in high demand.