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Tea Gift Set Margarets Hope Darjeeling Loose 100g

£25.00

Wrapped Gift Set Details

100g of your chosen loose leaf tea packed in a foil lined natural kraft bag inside a metal matt black Airseal caddy with neoprene seal for perfect freshness, 

measuring 14cm tall and 8.7cm diameter and holding approximately 150g of tea when full.

 1 x very pretty and useful strainer in an arts and crafts style known as Empress net weight 31g and measuring 10.7 cm across complete with 

stainless steel drip bowl to catch all the drips 

1x 18-10 quality polished stainless steel deep rounded teaspoon which is ideal for measuring the correct amount of loose leaf tea to make a perfect cuppa tea.

Weighing 29.3g and measuring 12.7 cm it fits perfectly into our Airseal tea caddy.

All gift wrapped in a sturdy reusable kraft presentation box with ribbon, bow and tag (Christmas tag from 1 Nov to 22 Dec and plain red rest of year unless requested)

Margaret's Hope 2nd Flush Darjeeling

Darjeelings are often referred to as the champagne of tea. On the foothills of the Himalayas

amongst wild flowers, one of the most sought-after teas in the world is produced, having a rich balanced fruity body, and a lovely bright cup
 it's a delight from this famous estate renowned for consistent highest quality.

 

The bushes at Margaret’s hope are almost exclusively the Chinese at and tends the tippy green appearance and fragrance of the leaf, growing at high
altitudes with cooler weather conditions produce a smaller but better quality harvest with a complex bouquet some would describe as nutty.
 The best time of year is for a developed flavour is during "second flush” (end of May-end of June) in this period Darjeeling
are incomparable to any other tea in the world.
India/Darjeeling
India/Darjeeling
Established in 1859 and originally called Bara-Ringtong after the two rivers that flow through the estate. By the 1930’s the garden was owned by Mr Bagdon who 

 visited regularly from London, he had two daughters the younger was called Margaret, upon visiting the garden with her father for the first time, she fell in love with

 its enchanting charm saying to her father she "hoped one day to return and make it her home."
 Unfortunately, she fell ill on board ship on the journey back to England and died soon afterwards, in her memory her father renamed the estate.


Margaret’s Hope Darjeeling is a classic Darjeeling, displaying the right balance of flavours that make this tea so prized.

  Makes a wonderful afternoon tea great with scones and preserve!.

  

Origin: India

Ingredients: Black tea

Region: Darjeeling

Caffeine Guide: Medium

Growing Altitudes: 3500 – 7000 feet above sea level 

Antioxidant Content: Very High  

Grade: TGFOP (Tippy Golden Flavoury Orange Pekoe)

 Infusion Colour: Bright tending light

Process: Orthodox (Traditional leafy)

 

Taste: A delicate tending astringent cup with the distinctive Muscatel          

 

Character. Hints of currant create an almost wine-like taste


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