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Darjeeling - First Flush - Thurbo TGFOP1
Darjeeling - First Flush - Thurbo TGFOP1
Darjeeling - First Flush - Thurbo TGFOP1
Darjeeling - First Flush - Thurbo TGFOP1
Darjeeling - First Flush - Thurbo TGFOP1

Fine Tea

Darjeeling - First Flush - Thurbo TGFOP1

£5.95


  • The well-whittled industry joke is that TGFOP stands for “Too Good For Ordinary People”, but you'll be on the A-List choosing this incredible tea.

    Picked as a first flush from the prized Thurbo region in the foothill of the Himalayas, we’ve opted for exceptional quality from a tea garden in the Mirik Valley. Fresh, flowery, light and intensely aromatic this Darjeeling is rightly regarded as the Beaujolais Nouveau of the black tea world.

    Quite simply, it’s so gorgeous you could get drunk on this stuff. THE perfect afternoon tea.
  • Country India
    Origin Darjeeling
    Leaf Dark green with lighter tips
    Aroma
    Liquor Pale amber/green colour. Very clean.
    Cupping Notes Muscatel, winey overtones. Hints of peach.
    Brewing Tips 2.5g in 200ml of water at 90°C. Steep for 3 mins
  • About the Darjeeling Region:

    More info to come...
  • The grades for whole leaf orthodox black tea are: Ceylon orange pekoe (OP) grades'
    OP1 slightly delicate, long, wiry leaf with the light liquor
    OPA bold, long leaf tea which ranges from tightly wound to almost open
    OP main grade, in the middle between OP1 and OPA, can consist of long wiry leaf without tips
    OP Superior primarily from Indonesia, similar to OP
    Flower OP high quality tea with a long leaf and few tips, considered the second grade in Assam, Dooars and Bangladesh teas, but the first grade in China
    FOP1 as above, but with only the highest quality leaves in the FOP classification
    Golden Flower OP1 higher proportion of tip than FOP top grade
    Tippy Golden FOP the highest proportion of tip, main grade in Darjeeling and Assam
    TGFOP1 as above, but with only the highest quality leaves in the TGFOP classification