Estate Darjeeling Event Box

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

Event Boxes are the most cost-effective way to purchase Tea Forté gourmet tea. Each box contains 48 pyramid tea infusers. Choose from a variety of our classic blends of black, green, oolong, white and herbal 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


    • Organic black tea

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Robert S.
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      A Great Tea

      I love a strong and bold flavored tea, whether hot or iced. This Darjeeling is totally amazing and delightful.

      11/22/20 | Leander, TX
    2. Claudia B.
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      #1 favorite

      This is my all time personal favorite of any brand of tea. So smooth. It even smells good in the pyramid before brewing.

      09/02/20 | Maumee, OH
    3. Eilene C.
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      I love black tea. This Darjeeling variety is the most delicious and mild I have ever tasted. No milk needed. I enjoy a cuppa twice a day. What a treat.

      08/24/20 | Pleasanton, CA
    4. Laura M.
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      Lovely on it's own

      08/24/20 | Wallingford, CT
    5. Claudia B.
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      A sampling of some of the best

      I gave this as a gift & have gotten nothing but raves about the teas. This is a great sampling of some of the best & highly rated teas. Would definitely order again.

      02/15/20 | Maumee, OH
    6. Tamera S.
      Verified Buyer

      Love it!

      Nice, smooth flavor. Very comforting. Love it!

      01/07/20 | Yorba Linda, CA
    7. Laura M.
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      The Estate Darjeeling is my favorite among all the teas I have tried.

      08/20/19 | Wallingford, CT
    8. Virginia S.
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      Best Black Tea

      My favorite black tea is clean, crisp, with no after taste. This is the one!

      08/20/19 | Gladstone, NJ
    9. Alexander L.
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      No better way to start my day - it's a gentle picker-upper!

      04/25/19 | Laguna Bech, CA
    10. Mansoor M.
      Verified Buyer

      Excellent quality

      Great tea

      02/28/19 | Oceanside, CA
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