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Darjeeling Okayti Silver Needle

country of origin India - Darjeeling


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9,09 € / 50g

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Lightly rolled, slightly oxidized leaves with a grey-silvery colour and a delicate herbal aroma. A light golden infusion of fine, smooth, sweet herbal flavour with a trace of nuts, dried fruit and vanilla.

How to prepare Darjeeling tea

Use 5 grams of tea leaves for 0.5 litre of boiling water cooled to 85-90 °C, steep for 2–3 minutes. Feel free to experiment with steeping time, water temperature, and the amount of tea leaves. You can also read our articles on tea preparation and water quality.

Okayti Garden and Factory

One of the oldest and longest running gardens in the Darjeeling area. The factory was built in 1888 on a site that has always been called Rangdoo, which translates to "A piece of heaven". The garden covers 657 hectares on the slopes around the town of Mirik at an altitude of 1200-1900 metres. The garden has been certified since 2006 and is run entirely under organic farming.

Form: Whole Leaf Black Tea
Area: India - Darjeeling
Estate: Okayti
Harvest: Autumn Season
Year: 2023
Lot: OKT 50/23
Designation: Silver Needle
Country of origin: India - Darjeeling