FTGFOP1 DJ2/2023 - Jardin Premier*
Spring Flush – Premium First Flush
Nestled in the vicinity of Kurseong, the « City of the White Orchid », Castleton has been one of Darjeeling’s most famous gardens since 1885. Enjoying an exceptional terroir, the planter passionately refines his methods so as to perpetually improve the quality of these harvests. The tea bushes planted at the beginning of the golden age of tea are the subject of special attention in order to bring out their aromatic quintessence which makes for the remarkable identity of this excellent garden. An ode to the senses and to pleasure.
A careful plucking of young green shoots with magnificent pearly white buds.
Splendid floral expression with notes of water hyacinth and white peony. A fragrance of tender fruits gradually expands, diffusing joyful notes of lush Mirabelle plum and bright watermelon.
The liquor, golden like spring honey, reveals a captivating floral bouquet with a sparkling and gourmet nose of candied citrus peel. Lively, silky and perfectly balanced, this cup of Castleton floods the palate with beautiful umami notes recalling delicate white lily nectar. A prayer to flowery spring.
1 - place 15g of tea in 1 litre of spring water; keep in the fridge for about 12 hours.
2 - filter out the leaves then let the liqueur come to room temperature.
3 - best served in a large balloon glass, filled up to a third.
, a slow infusion in cold water, results in a further exploration of the infinite aromatic palette of this grand cru. The
cold allows new fragrances to express themselves in a dazzling and totally intoxicating way.