Estate Darjeeling One Pound Loose Tea Pouch

Black Tea
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A sought-after single-origin tea from the Monteviot Estate.

Enjoy our customer favorites in a one pound Loose Tea Pouch. Great for refilling our Loose Leaf Tea Canisters . This is the best value in loose tea we offer. Each pouch contains approximately 160-175 cups of tea.
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Estate Darjeeling

About Estate Darjeeling

Tea Type : Black Tea

While it is categorized as "black tea" one of the unique features of Darjeeling is that it actually ranges from green to oolong to black in every batch. During the oxidation process (the level of oxidation tea undergoes is one of the key differences between green, oolong and black teas) Darjeeling tea is infrequently raked or mixed. This means that some parts of the tea are not exposed to as much air as others, leaving these less oxidized parts closer to the green end of the spectrum. Looking at loose Darjeeling, one can see this mix of color shades in the leaves.

Our classic Darjeeling Tea comes from the Golden Valley of Darjeeling. The world’s most famous and geographically protected tea-growing origin is located at the northern tip of the state of West Bengal in India. Located in the Kurseong South Valley in the Indian tea-growing district of Darjeeling, the Monteviot estate is one of the smallest and oldest tea plantations in India today. Tea Forté is proud to offer this organically grown, well-crafted leaf from the Monteviot estate.

Read more about Darjeeling Tea:
  • What is Darjeeling Tea
  • How to Make Darjeeling Tea Like an Expert
  • Steeping instructions

    1. Heat water to 208˚F.
    2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.
    3. Steep for 3-5 minutes.
    4. Enjoy!

    For loose leaf iced teas, use 2 tsp per 8oz glass.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavor: clean, crisp and clear with married muscatel notes of wine
    Aroma: florally fragrant, fresh and light
    Color: bright copper

    Ingredients

    • Organic black tea

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Loretta M.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Nice Afternoon teas

      Nice Afternoon teas

      09/02/20 | RUTHERFORD, NJ
    2. Amanda H.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      This is the best Darjeeling I’ve ever had with a strong, full flavor.

      09/02/20 | Ann Arbor, MI
    3. Corinna A.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Amazing

      rich and smooth! I love it!

      09/02/20 | Midland, MI
    4. Jill U.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      My go to

      I have a few cups of this most mornings! It's my favorite black tea.

      08/26/20 | St.Albert, Canada
    5. Christine L.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      The best!

      Love, love this tea and love the customer service that I have always received over the years. Tea Forte is the best!

      08/26/20 | Syracuse, NY
    6. edith K.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Full of flavor.

      This Darjeeling is the most flavorful I've had in years. Its fresh & full of flavor & prefect for an afternoon tea & cake.

      08/24/20 | Calgary, Canada
    7. Deborah T C.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Love it.

      Good hot cuppa!!

      07/06/20 | San Antonio, TX
    8. Marjorie W.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Excellent

      Great flavor!

      05/09/20 | Streamwood, IL
    9. DEBRA C.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      All time Favorite

      Estate Darjeeling is the finest black tea ever! I have started using it for iced tea also and it is wonderful! So very glad it is available in one pound pouches.

      02/18/20 | FLINT, TX
    10. Lisa R.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Love this tea!

      I am a repeat customer and I love the Estate Darjeeling tea, it is my favorite. It has such intense flavor it doesn't need any sweetener. The only down side is when you get to the bottom of the bag the tea is so fine it slips thru most infusers but I remedy this by purchasing a new steel infuser with very fine openings and problem solved. Will purchase again!

      12/16/19 | Randle, WA
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