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Darjeeling Ambootia Organic Tea ~ Spring ~ FTGFOP1 - The UK Loose Leaf Tea Company Ltd

Darjeeling Ambootia First Flush Organic Tea ~ Spring ~ FTGFOP1

  • £5.90


Darjeeling Ambootia First Flush Organic Tea ~ Spring ~ FTGFOP1, a sparkling character with a delicate tart finish characterise this spring Darjeeling from one of the most famous tea gardens in Darjeeling. Colourful carefully worked leaves; bright yellow golden cup colour.

Ambootia is one of the most famous tea estates in Darjeeling. It was amongst the first tea estates established by the British tea planters in the 1850s and is the second-largest Darjeeling Tea producer in India. In 1992, it transitioned to 100% certified organic and bio-dynamic production and in 1994, Ambootia was Fair Trade certified. Ambootia Group now has 15 tea estates within its portfolio of which, 12 estates are in Darjeeling and two each in Assam and Dooars. 

Black tea is stimulating after a short brewing time of 3 minutes. After prolonged brewing time, the tannin combines with the caffeine, this combination calms the intestines and stomach. 

However, after more than 5 minutes of brewing, it can be bitter on the tongue and palate.

Cup Colour: yellow golden

Amount of tea per cup: 1 levelled teaspoon
Brewing time: 2 to 3 minutes.