Darjeeling Tumsong First Flush Organic

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Darjeeling Tumsong First Flush Organic

Darjeeling Tumsong
First Flush Organic

A truly wonderful organic First Flush Darjeeling tea

Flowery, sparkling and with a highly aromatic taste

Sold in 100g plastic free bags

Darjeeling Tumsong First Flush Organic
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(1 x 100g bag) £11.50
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An absolute top quality tea from one of the most famous gardens in Darjeeling.

The spring picking comes with an excellent leaf that develops a full, flowery, sparkling and highly aromatic taste. The cup colour is light yellow and very fragrant, a dream of first flush Darjeeling.

Tumsong has a worldwide reputation for its fine quality teas. The high standard is achieved by farming mostly thea sinensis, the Chinese tea plant variety.

Recyclable packaging. Plastic free and compostable, and composts within 180 days in a natural environment.

Also available in teabags

Certified Organic


Amount per cup: one slightly heaped teaspoon
one slightly heaped teaspoon
Brewing time: 2-3 minutes
2-3 minutes
Cup Colour: Light yellow
Light yellow

FTGFOP1 / Spring

Black Tea

Tea Garden

The small Tumsong estate is located in the district of Ghoom around 30km from Darjeeling town.

The tea plants thrive at an altitude of between 820m and 1650m. 


12th May 2021
FabrizioPederzoli said...
"Excellent delicate delicious tea."
Star Rating 5
27th February 2021
DavidBrown said...
"Good quality but very mild taste. I was hoping for more depth to the tea really. If you like your Darjeeling to have a gentle taste its worth trying."
Star Rating 3
Cup Of Tea response...
"Hi David, Thank you for your feedback - just a general pointer with regard to the Darjeeling. The Tumsong is a first flush Darjeeling and naturally very pale in the cup and rather delicate in the cup. It is floral and fragrant. If you prefer more depth in a Darjeeeling we recommend to chose a second flush like the Darjeeling Seeyok, Margarete's Hope or Darjeeling Summer. "
28th December 2018
heifetzbtinternetcom said...
"A little tasteless for my palate, I'm afraid, though I'm no great expert on the finer shades of Darjeeling. It has a delicious smell, but I had to mix it with Badantam to give it more character when drunk."
Star Rating 1
Cup Of Tea response...
"Thanks for your honest review. We'd agree that Badamtan may have more depth but prefer to describe Tumsong as delicate!"
9th June 2010
Lisa Cooke said...
"Beautiful pale gold aromatic tea that caresses your taste buds . My favourite tea so far."
Star Rating 5