Barnesbeg Premium Darjeeling Second Flush Organic Black Tea

Barnesbeg Premium Darjeeling Second Flush Organic Black Tea

A  unique second flush harvest from the Barnesbeg tea plantation in Darjeeling. Characteristic of fresh aromatic leaves laden with silver tips, the mellow & slightly grassy character of this is ecstatic. The hint of astringency in the background adds to the experience.
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

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    DJ 74

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i
    Summer / Second

  • Date of Picking i
    18th July, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Barnesbeg Tea Estate Facing the majestic peaks of Kanchenjunga, the Barnesbeg tea estate is situated 17 kilometres, west of Darjeeling town. It stretches from 800 feet to 3100 feet above sea level and enjoys a balmy, cool weather, with the Little Rangeet River gushing down the valley. The slopes of the tea estate with a moderate climate bring out the best in the bushes. It derives its name from Christine Barnes, who started the plantation in 1877. The tea estate predominantly is covered with original china bushes produces both black and green teas, the entire year.