Green tea from Barnesbeg Tea Estate is sought after by connoisseurs and green tea lovers. The estate is 100% Organic and no chemicals are used. It's a low caffeine, organic tea with clean vegetal flavors. It can be had at any time of the day.
Leaf Grade: FTGFOP1
Dry Leaf: Light rolled light green leaves
Aroma: Soft vegetal notes
Colour of Liquor: Pale green
Flavor of the Tea: The liquor is mild, smooth
Compliments: Asian salads, pasta, fritters, grilled corn, and savory pies
Brewing Instructions: Always use fresh water. Bring water to near boiling point. Take one teaspoon of tea leaves in a cup. Pour the heated water and steep the tea for 3-4 mins. Adjust the time of brewing as per desired strength. Leaves can be steeped multiple times till it gives flavor.
Tea Master Recommendation: Not to be had with milk. Can add honey and lemon to taste. Always use fresh water. Do not use re-boiled water. The brewed leaves can be steeped multiple times with an increase in steeping time. Sip it when it cools down a little instead of boiling hot for enhanced flavor.
About the Garden: Known for its green teas, the Barnesbeg Tea Estate is owned by the Goodricke Group and is located in the picturesque valley that flanks northern Darjeeling. The estate was first planted in the year 1871 and today it is spread across 282 hectares of land between the elevations of 238 meters and 975 meters.
Certifications: FSSC 22000 Certified, Rainforest Alliance Certified, Organic Certified, Fair Trade Certified, UTZ Certified, ETP Certified