Darjeeling Goomtee from LeafSpa

Tea Information:

Leaf Type:  Black

Where to Buy:  LeafSpa

Company Description:

This Darjeeling from the organic tea division of the Goomtee estate is a fine-looking classic of chestnut leaves with golden accented tips. A light honey muscatel flavor and a balanced nutty briskness linger as a delightful aftertaste.

Origin of Primary Ingredient: India
Certified Organic Tea: Yes

Taster’s Review:

I enjoy a good cup of Darjeeling.  The problem is that it’s not always easy to find a good cup of Darjeeling.

Actually, there are a lot of *good* Darjeeling teas out there, there just aren’t a lot of Darjeeling teas that stand out above and beyond what I would call an ordinary Darjeeling.  And I guess that is always what I’m looking for – an outstanding Darjeeling tea.

I guess that is always what I’m looking for – an outstanding Darjeeling tea.

This Darjeeling is outstanding.

It has a delightful honey-like taste to it that comes off as sweet but not sickeningly so.  Very clean and crisp tasting with a strong, exhilarating astringency.  The nutty quality that the above description eludes to is a very pleasant contrast to the somewhat wine-like muscatel taste of this Darjeeling.  One of the more complex Darjeeling teas that I’ve encountered – and as Darjeeling teas are usually complex – that says something!

LeafSpa’s teas are all organic.  While that isn’t always the deciding factor for me of where I buy a tea, I do prefer to buy organic and I’m glad that LeafSpa is dedicated to providing the highest quality organic teas available.

If you like Darjeeling tea, you should really give this one a try.  You can thank me later!

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