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


    • Organic black tea

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Marjorie W.
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      Great flavor!

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

      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
    3. Lisa R.
      Verified Buyer

      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
    4. Teresa G.
      Verified Buyer

      My favorite tea for several years

      I love this tea! I drink it every day. This is high quality, authentic, 100% Darjeeling. I mostly drink it iced, brewed fresh each time. Sometimes I add fresh ginger, and a touch of powdered cardamom. I highly recommend it!

      08/24/19 | Houston, TX
    5. Christine L.
      Verified Buyer

      The Best

      I have always loved tea and in recent years I have realized, after trying many kinds, that Tea Forte is the one I enjoy most. I drink it exclusively. The quality of the tea is excellent, the website is easy to navigate, customer service is wonderful and I love being one of their customers. I like the rewards program which gives me a little discount on orders and I even get free gifts (like a Kati cup) every once in a while with their promotions. Keep doing what you're doing Tea Forte!

      02/20/19 | Syracuse, NY
    6. Gretchen G.
      Verified Buyer

      Your Estate Darjeeling tea is very pleasing to the palette, but am unhappy with the new smaller-sized canisters.

      02/12/19 | Atascadero, CA
    7. Kellie M.
      Verified Buyer

      From Coffee to Tea...

      I grew up on cafe au lait; but the dairy was not helping my nasal allergies; Green tea has always been my afternoon pick up, but was struggling to find a morning tea that satisfied me enough to make the change. This is the blend that sealed the switch. Very satisfying, and no bitter after taste. I enjoy my morning tea now, and don't miss the cafe.

      02/10/19 | Scottsdale, AZ
    8. Kim S.
      Verified Buyer

      The best I've tasted

      This tea is incredible.

      10/04/18 | Monument, CO
    9. Kim S.
      Verified Buyer

      I love this rea

      It has a wonderful full body taste. Definitely one of my favorites.

      09/19/18 | MONUMENT, CO
    10. Dmitry D.
      Verified Buyer

      Some fancy staff

      This one is about to have a cup of tea just to taste cup of tea)

      08/29/18 | Lexington, MA
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