The strong mountain sun and low night temperatures cause the growth of tea leaves slowly, then it is resulted in having this tea its own a soft flavor. Darjeeling tea is the world's best and most expensive tea category.
DIAMOND OF THE TEA WORLD
Darjeeling tea is grown at altitudes between 600 and 2000 meters -the foot of the Himalayas. Factors such as cool and moist climate, soil, rain and the sloping terrain give the unique and specific "Muscadine grape" flavor and exquisite bouquet to Darjeeling teas. The most important feature of the tea is that it grows at very high level and the tea plant is under snow approximately 5-6 months of the year. It is being grown in the Darjeeling region of India and it is taken also the name here.
Its appearance, brewing and odor is different from all known black tea.
When brewed, its color is very light as coppery (resembling champagne/lime). Although brewing of the tea is light-colored. It has "bitter" and its own unique natural flavor.
|TYPE OF TEA||Black Tea|
|COLOUR OF TEA||Açık Bakır|
|HARDNESS OF TEA||Weak|
|AMOUNT OF BREWED TEA||2 Tablespoon|
|BREWING TIME||5 Min.|
|NUMBER OF BREWING||1 Time|
|WATER TEMPERATURE||100 °C|
BLACK TEAS - DARJEELING
Due to the region of the tea and its property, the leaves of tea is combined and mixture of the main 3 colors. However, the sprout leaves called Golden Tips Tea at the top of in gold and white colors are also available. With increasing severity of sprouts, the quality and taste of tea is increasing. Very limited amounts are produced in each year and it is a product which tea lovers consume all over the world. Darjeeling tea leaves are very fluffy and light. Thus, during preparation of tea is necessary to use more tea (by volume).