Glenburn Estate, Darjeeling, First Flush 2017

Glenburn Estate, Darjeeling, First Flush 2017


Harvest Month: April 2017

Type: Green tea

Region: Darjeeling, India

Estate: Glenburn

Production: Orthodox



High in the Himalayas, overlooking the intimidating Kanchenjunga mountain range, lie the rolling tea fields of the heavenly Glenburn Estate. Founded in 1859 by a Scottish tea company, Glenburn is one of the oldest Darjeeling estates and many of the laborious routines appear to be unchanged till date on this 750 hectare estate. 

In addition to traditional Darjeeling black teas, Glenburn produces a superior green tea at specific times of the year. Yatra Tea Company proudly presents an April 2017 offering harvested exclusively for us. 

Suggested steeping

2.5 gms (approx. 1.5 tsp) per 6 oz of filtered water, steep for 3 mins at 185 F/85 C.

Vary leaf quantity, brewing time, and temperature per individual preferences.

Appearance, aroma, and taste

Light lemon-yellow liquor, with a vegetal, herbal aroma, and a buttery, naturally sweet taste.

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