Mim is in the Darjeeling area of Northern India. From the town center on a clear day the peak of Mount Everest can be seen. an be seen. This tea is grown at such high altitudes and in relatively cool weather the bushes do not grow quickly, and as such the production is limited. The best time of the year for quality is during ‘second-flush’ (end May - end June). During this time Darjeelings are incomparable to any other tea in the world. The fragrance and taste is a complex bouquet that reaches right out of the cup. Some would describe the taste as nutty; others find it reminds them of black currants, but most often it is described as similar to the taste and fragrance of muscat grapes. Due to the superb taste and limited production of Darjeelings, these teas are quite expensive. 2nd flush - Harvested in June, these teas are more fully developed. The liquor is bright and the taste full and round excellent muscatel. A superb afternoon tea that is especially good with scones and raspberry conserve
Region: Darjeeling, India
Growing Altitudes: 3500-7000 ft above sea level
Liquor: Bright tending light
Grading: TGFOP1 (Tippy Golden Flavoury Orange Pekoe #1)
Flavour Profile: Good body with a classic muscatel character. This quality is only available during June when the 2nd flush growing season is at its peak.
Serving: 1.5 tsp | Temperature: 100 Degrees | Steep Time: 2-3 mins