Castleton Estate, SFTGFOP1, 1st Flush | Darjeeling Tea
“A good Darjeeling that is crisp like Autumn.”
A great classic 1st flush Darjeeling. The steeped cup is medium-bodied and a little on the sweet side (a bare hint of astringency) with noticeable fruity (muscatel) notes.
Castleton is one of the most famous of all Darjeeling tea gardens; justifiably so, its teas are always among the best. Founded in 1885 in the Kuresong District in central Darjeeling, its tea bushes are mostly descendants of China tea bushes. Castleton produces almost all orthodox, hand-made teas.
Suggested Steeping Instruction:
Use 1 rounded tsp per 8oz water around 205°. Steep 2-3 min.
Indian black tea