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Black tea Darjeeling 1 kg

£19.00*

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  • First Flush tea in top-graded leaf quality (SFTGFOP1)
  • Aromatic mild, light sweetness with floral notes
  • Golden yellow colour
  • Perfect as a hot or cold drink
  • Convenient in the 1 kg value pack

This product is expected to arrive on 23.08.2022

BBD: 28.02.2024

Buy now: Black tea Darjeeling 1 kg

Attention all tea lovers - with our black tea in the Darjeeling variety you can add a real classic to your tea selection! Originating from the Indian district of Darjeeling, this first flush tea (stay tuned for more facts!) is perfect as your morning caffeinated hot drink or for the next afternoon tea get-together. So don't hesitate too long — order Black Tea Darjeeling in the 1 kg pack, because it's tea time!

Traditional Darjeeling tea world

If you are looking for the origins of today's popular black tea, you will find them in India! The tea-growing regions and their varieties are as diverse as the landscape there. Tea nerds take note: Black tea cultivation has its origins in the first attempts of the Englishman Archibald Campbell in 1841. Besides black tea, green, white and yellow tea can also generally be called Darjeeling, provided they are grown in the region of the same name at the foot of the Himalayas. But what is the ominous term "first flush" all about? What sounds like a failed tea brewing attempt has a significant effect on the taste and colour of the infusion. The first shoots of the tea are harvested from the end of February to the end of April. After processing, they develop a mild floral aroma, paired with a golden yellow cup colour.

Tea time essentials

Tea cups on the table, the kettle on full power, black Darjeeling tea in the cupboard? Then here are the most important tips for brewing: 4 to 5 heaped teaspoons per litre are recommended, as well as a brewing time of about 2 to 4 minutes at 100 °C. And don't worry: if you need even more convincing tea varieties, you can find many other types of tea in KoRo's online shop, including organic Sencha tea from Japan and China, our organic Chai, organic peppermint tea and mate leaves. By the way, the leaf quality and thus the fine taste of our black tea in the Darjeeling variety is ensured by careful manual work. Harvesting is done according to the "two leaves and a bud" principle (which means two leaves and a bud of each shoot). After the leaves are wilted, fermented and finally dried, the black tea is ready to be brewed.

Buying black Darjeeling tea

Now you know all the most important "tea facts" so that your next tea time will be successful. Our black Darjeeling tea warms you up with its balanced, floral notes and is perfect for your start into the day. With our black tea you can use it in may recipes and create a blend of tea for afternoon or morning that you will absolutely adore. Add some spices like cardamom, cinnamon and make it into a masala tea. The possibilities are endless. To make sure you have enough black tea on hand, our Darjeeling tea is available in a large 1 kg pack of the highest leaf quality and as a fine First Flush with a golden yellow colour. See for yourself, take some time out and order our Darjeeling tea!

Product number: TEE_004
Origin India
Content 1 kg
Manufacturer KoRo
EAN/GTIN 4260654780376
Data sheet Specification
Nutrition traces Nutrition traces
Shipping Delivery time outside of Germany
Company KoRo Handels GmbH
Hauptstraße 26, 10827 Berlin
Storage Advice Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
Ingredients 100% fermented tea (Camellia sinensis)
Cross contamination May contain traces of GLUTEN, SOY, NUTS and SESAME.
Best before date 28.02.2024
Trade Name Black Darjeeling tea
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Questions & answers: Black tea Darjeeling 1 kg

The production of black tea is carried out in several steps: First, the harvested leaves are rolled to release essential oils. The fermentation, characteristic of black tea, ensures the formation of the typical aroma. This is followed by drying at about 85 degrees for 20 minutes and sorting of the dried tea leaves.

The somewhat complicated sounding designation "SFTGFOP1" indicates the particular leaf grade of the tea and means in its detailed form: "Special Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe 1." This expresses the highest grade (i.e. classification), which stands for high quality of fine leaves and has a delicate taste. By means of the leaf grade, the respective harvested leaf sizes are basically divided into categories for better sorting. A distinction is made between whole leaves, leaf tips and leaf particles.

The term "first flush" refers to the first harvest of tea leaves in spring between the end of February and the end of April and is characterized by an aromatic, light-colored infusion.

Our Darjeeling black tea is carefully harvested from tea plantations in India and has the highest possible leaf grade. This leaf grade is characterized by uncrushed, fine leaves, which are crucial for the mild-floral, delicate flavor.

The name "Darjeeling" describes the tea cultivation in the Indian district of Darjeeling, where tea was first grown as early as 1841. Today, about 70,000 workers are employed in this region.

Recommended for one liter of water 4-5 heaping teaspoons. The brewing time is 2-4 minutes. The water temperature can be up to 100 ° C.

Basically, the difference between Earl Grey and Darjeeling is that Earl Grey has no typical growing region. For the production of Earl Grey, black tea from a variety of well-known tea regions is used and consequently refined with bergamot oil - which creates the characteristic aroma of Earl Grey. In contrast, Darjeeling black tea is a pure, unflavored black tea grown only in the Darjeeling region of India.

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Noemi D.  | 21.04.2022

Good and convenient

Really convenient packaging. The taste is mild and the leaves seem to be of very good quality.

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DOLGOROUKY T.  | 31.03.2022

Ce n'est pas un thé noir!! ! Si vous cherchez un thé noir corsé, ce n'est pas celui-là :(

Le thé est délicieux mais j'ai été très déçue car les feuilles de thé sont à peine oxydées, attention au côté très amer du thé au final lorsqu'on le dose trop pour chercher la couleur et le parfum. Il doit être préparé comme un thé vert pour éviter l'amertume. Ce qui m'embête c'est d'avoir acheté une telle quantité. Le bon côté c'est que la qualité est au rendez-vous, grande fraîcheur, et le prix tout à fait minimaliste pour un excellent thé bio de surcroît.

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Anonymous  | 13.12.2021

TOP Geschmack und Preis

Sehr lecker und weich vom Geschmack. Die Blätter am besten lose entfallten lassen, und nicht in ein Teeei zerquetschen, schmeckt dann vollmundig.

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Anonymous  | 24.04.2021

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Anonymous  | 12.04.2021

Mild and very tasty

Great quality mild and very tasty.

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Anonymous  | 21.02.2021

Great quality.

Great quality.

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Anonymous  | 10.01.2021

super

I love this Darjeeling

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