About Arya Tea FTGFOP1 Classic
An affordable classic graded Autumnal clonal Darjeeling tea from Arya Tea Estate. With the effect of having some green leaves, it lends some characteristics which is somewhat First Flush like, but definitely Autumn as it is. In Autumn, though the tea processing is complex and depends highly on how a tea maker makes his tea with a targeted output in mind, green leaves during the Autumn flush reasons to increase the flavor of tea.
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AUTUMN FLUSH 2018
Dry Arya Tea Leaves
The overall appearance of Arya tea leaves tend towards more of being chocolate brown with a complex color mixture of light brown, dark brown, copper and some greens. It has an intriguing coffee like, chocolaty aroma that is accompanied by certain sweetness. It is fruity like the smell of a plum and hints of muscatel aroma can be found.
Infusion or Wet Arya Tea leaves
The well rolled and twisted dry tea leaves reveals its magic by beautifully unfolding into a copper infusion with a blend of dark olive green leaves cuddled up in-between. It has a fresh sweet and minty nose which is also highly fruity like the plum. This Arya Tea comes accompanied with a slight fruity nose which is considered a Second Flush character.
Cup or Liquor characteristics
Arya Tea has an overall lovely cup that is copper in color which seems stuck to a reddish hue. It is full bodied with very little astringency and as you spread the liqor in your mouth, it gives you a warm buttery spread effect. Simultaneously if you are sipping and inhaling the aroma (that’s how tea tasting is done), you will get a sweet aroma which seems somewhat like hard burnt sugar and caramellic. The cup’s taste impart a buttery taste which is at the same time sweet and caramellic. It has a beautiful fruity and nutty taste which bears resemblance to almonds.
Defnitely a rare Darjeeling clonal breed from Arya Tea Estate. Try the highly affordable organic tea from Arya and decide on your own the uniqueness of this tea. Again a rare classic gem from Arya Tea Estate.