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Founder's Choice Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (2022)

Personally selected by our Founder, this is a blend of exclusive, early first flush batches from high elevation tea estates in Darjeeling.

Founder's Choice Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (2022)

50g

25 Cups

Personally selected by our Founder, this is a blend of exclusive, early first flush batches from high elevation tea estates in Darjeeling.
Rs. 649.50 Rs. 1,299.00
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    • Sourced from the finest tea estates and spice gardens Packed fresh at source in India.

    • Limited Edition Single Estate Batch

    • Packaged in an FDA & BRC A-Grade Certified Facility

    • Ships from the United States

    About the Tea
    Date of Picking/Harvest - 18th March 2022
    All VAHDAM® India Darjeeling Teas are sourced directly from the plantations within days of harvest, cleaned & vacuum sealed at source in India to preserve freshness & aroma. The teas are then shipped directly to our fulfillment centers in the United States and then delivered to your doorstep. Experience tea, as fresh as in the gardens.
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    INVOICE NO.
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    Grade
    FTGFOP1
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    SEASON
    Spring/First Flush
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    CAFFEINE
    Medium Caffeine
    About The Estate
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    Tasting Notes
    Appearance - Vibrant green, carefully plucked two-leaves and a bud, with abundance of bright, silvery tips
    Aroma - Soft and decadently floral, with a sweet hue akin to prunes and figs, and whispering murmur of citrus peach
    Taste - Light-bodied, clean and crisp palate with an amazing piquant mouthfeel, layered with peony fragrance at the edges, accentuation of hyacinth and peach in the middle, before finishing off with lingering accents of lilies
    Steeping Instructions
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    Water - 180ml Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered.

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    Temperature 85-90 C / 194-212 F

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    Leaves 2g

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    Steeping 5 minutes

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    Condiments Add sugar or honey as per taste

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    To be served without milk.

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    Best Consumed - Hot

    100% Pure & Unblended Darjeeling Tea.
    Certified the Tea Board of India under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. Darjeeling CTM Licence No. - DJ/590/27092016/T
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    Tea Board of India Licence

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    Darjeeling CTM Licence

    Most of the Darjeeling being sold across the world is blended with other region teas to earn higher profits. Always choose a trusted source for your Darjeeling Tea with a valid CTM licence.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is First Flush?

    First Flush is the first harvest of the season. In Darjeeling, the First Flush teas are harvested with the onset of Spring around the first week of March.

    What makes First Flush teas highly-prized around the world?

    First Flush teas from Darjeeling are highly sought after by connoisseurs for their signature freshness and fragrance. The young leaves are delightfully green with silvery tips, and make a sweet, light, and decadent cup with a distinct hue of Spring flowers.

    What is so special about Single Estate?

    Unlike teas blended with teas from multiple estates, Single Estate teas are from a single tea estate and not blended with any other teas. VAHDAM® India's Single Estate teas also mention Invoice No. and Date of Plucking of the teas - identifying the exact lot that is available only with VAHDAM® India and no one else!

    Are these really from the famous Darjeeling tea-growing region?

    Yes! All 100% pure Darjeeling teas come with the Tea Board of India's DARJEELING TEA logo. This logo is allowed only for 100% genuine and authentic Darjeeling teas and is a guarantee that you are buying certified Darjeeling tea.

    How are the teas packaged?

    After sourcing our teas directly from plantations within hours of harvest, we bring them to our state-of-the-art tea facility in New Delhi, India. The teas then go through rigorous rounds of cleaning, sorting, quality testing to remove any impurities/dust/foreign particles. Post 10+ quality checkpoints for leaf size, aroma, liquor, flavors, etc., these are vacuum-packaged in opaque aluminum-lined bags using sophisticated machinery. These vacuum bags are then stored in a dehumidified, temperature-controlled warehouse which ensures that the teas remain garden-fresh and maintain their character. Further, required quantities are packed in smaller vacuum-sealed packs which are boxed in the retail boxes and then sent over to our own delivery centers located in various parts of the world.

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    Lovely product 👌👌👍💖

    Awesome packaging. My all time favourite tea garden - Castleton. Love to get it

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    Anonymous
    5.0 out of 5 stars Tea at its Best.

    Best Tea in its class and actually surpasses more expensive boutique teas available. Vahdam tea has a consistent full body taste and versatile to any form of preparation. Every cup delivers exceptional flavour.

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    Making tea is like good poetry

    Top notch tea. Another Vahdam product. Making tea is like good poetry. It is all about the tea leaves. Drink tea & spread happiness and peace.

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