Darjeeling Green Tea (Organic) • The Queen of Greens
An organic Darjeeling Green Tea from the oldest estate, this picking has a soothing, sweet, vegetal flavour with hints of corn and avocado. Its aroma is that of green peas. The deep, yellow hue gives this tea a regal appearance, hence the name, 'The Queen of Greens'.
Picking Season: August 2022 (Monsoon Flush)
Grade: SFTGFOP1 (Loose), FBOP (Tea bag)
Origin: Steinthal Tea Estate, Darjeeling, India (Single Estate)
Ingredients: Green tea. No additives.
In Hot Water: Steep 1 tsp of leaves per 150 ml cup for 2-3 mins in boiling water to make the 1st cup. Steep the leftover leaves from the 1st cup for 4-6 mins in boiling water to make the 2nd cup.
Iced: Refrigerate the 1st cup prepared above for 30 mins, and then add ice to taste.
Condiments: Add a sweetener to taste.
This tea is filled with antioxidants, catechins and polyphenols that:
- Promote weight loss.
- Reduce the risk of heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, Down Syndrome, eczema, high blood pressure, hair fall and depression.
- Build immunity.
- Relieve arthritis, stress and effects of hangovers.
This tea pairs well with:
- Milk or white chocolate
- Creamy cheeses
- Finger sandwiches
- Any food with flavours of lemongrass, ginger, saffron, apple, pineapple, apricot, tomato, artichoke, cashews, anchovies, bacon or rum.