estate darjeeling

This sought-after Darjeeling Tea from the esteemed Monteviot Estate is prized for its delicate flavor and aroma. A bright and floral cup accentuated by natural fruity nuances.
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Estate Darjeeling

Customer Reviews

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser |5 of 5 stars

Steeping Guidelines

Steep for 3-5 minutes,  208°F 

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


black tea

Caffeine Level

Moderate Caffeine
Moderate Caffeine


Kosher Certified

Kosher Certified
Estate Darjeeling
From the Darjeeling District of West Bengal, India, near the Nepal border

Did You Know?

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.

The mixed nature of Darjeeling leads to complex nutty and "muscatel" flavors not ordinarily found in black teas. Perhaps one of the reasons that Darjeeling is known as the the "Champagne of teas."

More Info

Tea type: black tea

Origin : Darjeeling, India. Monteviot Estate

Harvest: 2nd flush

Darjeeling tea is perfect anytime, exceptionally refreshing and fragrant with a sweet, pleasuring taste.

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.

Tasting Notes:

  • Flavor: clean, crisp and clear with married muscatel notes of wine
  • Aroma: florally fragrant, fresh and light
  • Infusion: caramel gold
  • Color: bright copper
  • Strength: medium bodied

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Event Box

estate darjeeling event box

48 pyramid infusers

Loose Leaf Tea Canister

estate darjeeling loose leaf tea canister

35-50 servings

One Pound Loose Tea Pouch

estate darjeeling one pound loose tea pouch

160 servings

petite presentation box black tea assortment

black tea assortment petite presentation box

two pyramid infusers each: Earl Grey, Black Currant, English Breakfast, Estate Darjeeling, Orchid Vanilla


presentation box black tea assortment

black tea assortment presentation box

four pyramid infusers each: Black Currant, Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Estate Darjeeling, Orchid Vanilla


tea chest tea chest tea tasting assortment

tea chest tea tasting assortment tea chest

40 pyramid infusers, two infusers each of: Earl Grey, Orchid Vanilla, Ginger Lemongrass, English Breakfast, Chamomile Tisane, African Solstice, Black Currant, Formosa Oolong, Citrus Mint, Jasmine Green, Bombay Chai, White Ambrosia, Sencha, Estate Darjeeling, White Ginger Pear, Raspberry Nectar, Green Mango Peach, Hazelnut Turffle, Lemon Sorbetti, Blueberry Merlot.


loose tea starter set world of teas

world of teas loose tea starter set

Includes Ten Single Steeps Loose Tea Pouches (2 each) of: Bombay Chai, Moroccan Mint, African Solstice, Sencha and Estate Darjeeling -Includes Pistachio Green KATI Cup


medium tin world of teas

world of teas medium tin

one silken pyramid infuser each: Bombay Chai, Moroccan Mint, African Solstice, Estate Darjeeling, Sencha (organic), Swiss Apple (organic)


single steeps® samplers world of teas

world of teas single steeps® samplers

three each of the following blends: Bombay Chai, Moroccan Mint, African Solstice, Sencha, Estate Darjeeling


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Customer Reviews (5) Write a review

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser My "Go To" Tea

Rich flavor with a hint of sweetness. No over-powering bitterness. No need to add a thing to this one, it's perfect. This tea is beautiful. It's my new "everyday" tea.

04/18/15 | Charlene, Minneapolis, MN

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser My All Time Fav Classic

This tea is smooth and satisfying as my new favorite classic black. It doesn't have the bite of Ceylon, and it is great as iced tea also!

09/20/14 | Carolyn, Shallowater, TX

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser One of my favorites

This is one of my favorite teas that I drink year-round because it's great served warm or chilled.

01/14/14 | Angela, Parkersburg, WV

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser One of my New Favourites!

I received this tea as gift and I had never before tasted anything so full of flavour. The quality of the tea is amazing and well worth the money spent. I am excited to try more Flavours from Tea forte.

07/31/13 | Aimee, Mississauga, Canada

infuser infuser infuser infuser infuser A Must-Try Tea!

The Estate Darjeeling tea is simply the best black tea I have ever tasted. I got it as a gift from a friend and had it one day not knowing what it was like, and I was blown away. They're not lying when they say it's the "champagne of teas". No one can consider themselves a true fan of black teas until they have tried the Estate Darjeeling.

02/07/12 | Bethany, Toronto, Canada