Buy now: Black tea Darjeeling 1kg
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!
|Best before date||14.08.2026|
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|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.|
|Trade Name||Black Darjeeling tea|
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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.
Very nice smooth sweet tea.
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It's not black tea! ! If you're looking for a full-bodied black tea, this isn't it :(
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Mild and very tasty
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