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OOLONG TEA: Mandal Gaon First Flush, India

$12.00
OOLONG TEA: Mandal Gaon First Flush, India

OOLONG TEA: Mandal Gaon First Flush, India

$12.00
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Mandal Gaon First Flush
Oolong tea, India

Muscatel, malt, heady flowers, hint of smoke 
Grown on lush green slopes 1600m above sea level, this first flush Spring oolong tea is hand-crafted by small, independent tea grower Mr Moktan in the village of Mandal Gaon, Darjeeling, northern India.

This is rare, small batch oolong has a glowing copper liquor and a beautiful, complex flavour profile with notes of muscatel, malt, dried rose and a touch of smoke. Light bodied with a pleasant acidity, vibrant mouthfeel and a long floral aftertaste.

Spring 2020 harvest.


Preparation:
 Steep for 3-4 minutes at 90°. Two infusions. 

Preparation: Perfect on its own or paired with a firm/semi-firm cheese. 

 

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