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Dartmoor First Flush 2024 Spring Green ~ Dartmoor Estate Tea

Dartmoor First Flush 2024 Spring Green ~ Dartmoor Estate Tea

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Dartmoor First Flush 2024 Spring Green
British Green Tea
From Dartmoor Estate Tea, Ashburton, Devon, England, UK.

15g Tin

This tea is organically grown!

We are honoured to be offering such beautiful and carefully crafted teas that are grown just 20 miles from us, here in Devon. Its amazing! We can’t quite believe it. 

A beautifully mellow Green Tea with gently rolled and curled large leaves with a mossy green tone, giving high fragrances of mellow hay and subtle tartness. The leaves open to reveal bright flecks and deeper greens, with a sweet and fragrant aroma. The tea soup is of a high quality and clarity with a yellowish green colour. It has a very classic mellow flavour, that’s rounded, soft and clean with a subtle corn-like sweetness.

Harvested by hand picking on 27th May by a group of 9, (ourselves included) with processing continuing into the 28th, following traditional processing techniques, withering, heating and rolling. Jo noted that “for comparison, this young section of the tea garden, last year, yielded 2.6kg of fresh leaf, this year the same plants gave us 9.6kg of fresh leaf in the same picking period.”

From humble beginnings in 2015, Kathryn & Jo Harper are proud to play a part in pioneering British grown Tea. Growing, hand picking and processing their leaves with the same care and passion that flows through every corner of their enthusiastic output, resulting in a beautifully inviting tea experience.

Dartmoor Estate Tea is set amidst the foothills of Dartmoor national park. Their Tea bushes are nurtured by rich acidic soils and fine moorland water, amongst a flourishing natural garden.

Brew Guide Per Cup:
Tea 1 teaspoon (3-4g)
Water 80ºc / 300ml
Brew time 1-2 minutes
Re-infuse leaves 2 - 3 times to personal taste.

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