Avongrove Imperial Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

Avongrove Imperial Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

A pleasing and incredibly grassy spring Darjeeling tea from high mountain organic bushes at Avongrove. The elegant rippled light green leaves with select silver tips deliver a magnificent bright liquoring cup with smooth notes of fresh cut grass and green vegetables. Discover the original flavour of raw minimally processed Darjeeling leaf with a exquisite flavour which unfurls succulently on your palate. A perfect accompaniment for beamy spring afternoons. The first 2016 harvest invoice of the year at one of Darjeeling's finest organic tea gardens.
Tea TypeThere are primarily 4 tea types i.e Black, Green, Oolong & White. Plucked and produced from the same tea plant Camellia Sinensis, each tea type is differentiated based on the level of fermentation/oxidation they go through during production.
OriginIt refers to the tea growing region where this tea has been sourced from.
Flush / SeasonIt refers to the season in which this tea was harvested. First Flush refers to Spring & Second flush refers to summer.
EstateIt refers to the specific plantation/garden where this tea has be sourced from.
InvoiceTea in Indian plantations specially Darjeeling & Assam are growin in batches which are referred to the invoice number. An invoice numbers enurses that the single estate tea is 100% pure and genuine. The invoice is awarded to every batch by the tea estate itself.
Date of PickingIt refers to the date on which this tea was harvested from the tea plant and is not the date of packaging. Date of Packaging is the specific date on which the teas are finally packaged in our unit.
Grade​T​ea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves​. ​The highest grades are referred to as "orange pekoe"​ i.e SFTGFOP1, FTGFOP1​, and the lowest as "fannings" or "dust".
SpecialityIt refers to weather this tea is from a specific single plantation or a special blend of teas from multiple estates & plantations curated by our Master Blenders. ​
CaffeineThe caffeine content in this tea categorized into three broad levels i.e low, medium & high.
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  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Avongrove Tea Estate

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    EX 01

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    5th March, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Avongrove Tea Estate Positioned at the foothills of The Himalayas in Rangbhang Valley of the Darjeeling district, Avongrove Tea Estate is settled on the banks of Balsan River. Grown at 2200 feet above the sea level, which extends up to 5700 feet. Roughly 185 acres are allocated to this tea estate. More than 500 workers maintain the plucking rounds. Due to its precision in plucking along with the unique climate the leaves get their fragrance and flavor.