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Darjeelings are known as the Champagne of teas and are prized for their fresh taste and delicate nuances of flavor with some astringency. 1st flush refers to the first picking of the year, 2nd flush refers to the second picking, and autumnal refers to the last picking of the year.

Darjeeling Grab Bag | Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling Grab Bag | Darjeeling Tea

2 oz. $9.99

2 oz bags (25 cups) of some great 1st Flush Darjeeling teas. We have received small quantities of some great 1st flush Darjeeling teas, from some of the world's most prestigious Darjeeling tea estates: Goomtee, Poobong, Thurbo, Giddapahar. They are wonderful, but there is isn't enough of any one to actually carry in our stores. So live on the edge: order one or order four times and get all four. This is a great chance to expand your Darjeeling pallette at a great price and have some fun.

We cannot accommodate requests for specific estates.

Only available online 2 ounce quantities. In Stock

Badamtam Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Badamtam Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $8.99

50% OFF!

This is a classic 1st flush Darjeeling black tea. It has more body than many first flushes and achieves a great balance between briskness, a slight fruitiness (muscatel), and a lingering sweet tart note in the aftertaste.

Giddapahar Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Giddapahar Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $39.87

The very first flush black tea of 2015 from Darjeeling's smallest family tea garden. This first flush Darjeeling tea is all hand-processed, very fresh, very aromatic, light to medium-bodied, a little sweet, and a little astringent (in a good way). This lighter black tea tastes like an early spring meadow after a hard winter.

Giddapahar Estate, 2nd Flush, Musk | Darjeeling Tea

Giddapahar Estate, 2nd Flush, Musk | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $23.97

Great floral/fruity aromatic notes. Steeps up with a hint of 1st flush like briskness, but with excellent body and a lingering complexity.

Giddapahar Estate, 2nd Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Giddapahar Estate, 2nd Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $12.97

A classic Darjeeling 2nd flush; good body, pronounced aroma, muscatel/fruity notes, just a hint of briskness.

Giddapahar Spring White Peony | White Tea

Giddapahar Spring White Peony | White Tea

2 oz. $13.47

One of the freshest, most aromatic white teas I've tasted. These hand-processed tea leaves are just weeks off the bush and have a wondrous fresh aroma. This white steeps up a pale golden color with a taste that is at once: sweet, creamy, floral, and rich.
Very limited availability: only 22 lbs.of this white tea were made.

Only available in 2 ounce quantities. Sold Out

Glenburn Estate, 1st Flush,  FTGFOP | Darjeeling Tea

Glenburn Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $15.39

An extremely nice first flush Darjeeling. A lovely balance between briskness and stone fruitiness with a little bit of a green/garden-like note. This is a slightly non-traditional, but nonetheless wonderful first flush.

Glenburn Estate, 2nd Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeleing Tea

Glenburn Estate, 2nd Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeleing Tea

4 oz. $9.57

One of the best Darjeeling tea buys of the year: smooth, mellow, with slight stone fruit notes and a lingering sweetness.

Glenburn Estate, Autumnal Flush, FTGFOP | Darjeeling Tea

Glenburn Estate, Autumnal Flush, FTGFOP | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $13.95

This tea steeps up fuller bodied than most Darjeelings: very smooth, with hints of a soft fruity, sweetness (think musk melon). A wonderful unique Darjeeling, at the opposite end of the Darjeeling scale from first flushes.

Goomtee Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Goomtee Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $49.97

The best 1st flush Darjeeling black tea we've tasted this year. Fine, hand-processed tea leaves from this family owned tea garden steep up with aromatic muscatel notes, a sweet crispness, complex, and a smooth/silky, lingering flavor. This is as good as first flush gets.

Very limited quantities

Goomtee Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP | Darjeeling Tea

Goomtee Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $28.97

This first flush Darjeeling black tea is VERY aromatic, with strong hints of muscatel and stone-fruit, a long lingering aftertaste, and a surprising amount of body and mouth feel for a 1st flush Darjeeling. This is an exceptional first flush.

Jungpana Estate,  1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Jungpana Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

0 oz. $29.97

This first flush Darjeeling tea is remarkably smooth and silky. This balanced medium-bodied black tea steeps up with lovely sweet notes, a lingering aftertaste, with the tiniest bit of briskness at the end.

Jungpana Estate, 2nd Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Jungpana Estate, 2nd Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $12.97

Wonderfully aromatic,with good body, pronounced muscatel/stone fruit notes, and a very satisfying finish and aftertaste.

Longview Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Longview Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $13.99

This is an extremely fragrant 1st flush Darjeeling black tea. The steeped cup is delicate, slightly floral, slightly sweet, slightly brisk, with a lingering hint of muscatel. This 1st flush is representative of a Darjeeling trend in the last decade of making first flush Darjeelings a little lighter, a little more floral, a little more "green." This is a wonderful example of what is currently the most sought after first flush Darjeeling teas.

Longview Estate, 2nd Flush, TGFBOP | Darjeeling Tea

Longview Estate, 2nd Flush, TGFBOP | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $8.99

Wonderfully fragrant. Lots of body with a red/amber hue. This 2nd flush broken leaf grade Darjeeling tends to steep up faster and stronger, with a classic Darjeeling flavor.

Poobong Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Poobong Estate, 1st Flush, FTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

0 oz. $19.93

This first flush Darjeeling black tea is wonderfully aromatic. This black tea steeps up medium-bodied with a surprising amount of weight. It's got that first flush Darjeeling astringency (This is not a bad thing!) with just a hint of a summer muscatel note,

Selim Hill Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

Selim Hill Estate, 1st Flush, SFTGFOP1 | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $7.99

50% OFF!

This is a very aromatic 1st flush Darjeeling black tea. The tea liquor steeps up a bright golden color, with a surprisingly smooth texture, with soft muscatel notes. This elegant Darjeeling has just the barest hint of typical 1st flush briskness.

TeaSource Darjeeling | Darjeeling Tea

TeaSource Darjeeling | Darjeeling Tea

4 oz. $8.97

A smooth, everyday Darjeeling black tea with elegant muscatel notes.

Giddapahar Estate, Hand Rolled 2nd Flush | Darjeeling Tea

Giddapahar Estate, Hand Rolled 2nd Flush | Darjeeling Tea

2 oz. $20.31

Only 11 lbs of this black tea were made, and we have it all. An absolutely unique and wonderful hand-rolled 2nd flush Darjeeling black tea. The leaf (and the brew) is incredibly aromatic, with lots of long, wiry, downey leaves that delivers a cup that is very smooth, has good weight, with sweet honey juniper notes, that linger on and on.

Only available in 2 ounce quantities.

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