A Super Quality Premium Darjeeling tea plucked from the high elevation AV2 Clonal bushes of Thurbo tea estate, a prestigious plantation in Darjeeling. The Thurbo tea estate is famous for its bright tasting teas and this Thurbo Moonlight lives up to its reputation. The dry leaves are wiry in appearance and come in colors of gold, olive and reddish brown and have a lot of bold unbroken gold tips in it. The dry leaves give off delicious aromas of vanilla, dark chocolates and roses. When steeped for the complete 5 minutes, the cup releases bright golden liquor. As the tea cools down in the cup, each sip reminds of crisp white wine. This tea is medium-bodied, incredibly smooth, and full of sweet and well-balanced floral-fruity elements. What sets it apart from other summer teas of the season are its exceptionally refined flavors. The high-altitude, rich soil and ideal weather contribute to the unique flavor and character of this rare coveted brew is relished internationally.
◆ Origin: Thurbo Tea Estate, Darjeeling, India.
◆ Tasting & Appearance: a typical second flush Darjeeling, the liquor starts out clean and crisp, turning sweet in the middle. The fruity-floral flavors in this tea are neatly interlaced, rendering the liquor mellow and balanced. The cup is slightly brisk, has brightness of yellow stone fruit, and feels impressively polished. The second steep has more pronounced notes of aromatic white flowers, like citrus blossoms.
◆ Notes & Well Being: black tea balances the hormone levels, which fends off stress and has anti-inflammatory qualities. It also keeps a check on the digestive tract's functioning and can help balancing the cholesterol level.
Dose of tea
1 Tsp. for 6 oz Cup
175°F - 185°F
3 - 5 Minutes