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Castleton Premium Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 03/2020)

An extravagant spring tea with fragrant notes of citrus blossoms and a hint of sweetness of honey.
3.53oz . 100gm . 40+ Cups $20.99
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3.53oz . 100gm . 40+ Cups $20.99

$20.99

3.53oz . 100gm . 40+ Cups

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 growing 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.
Know your Tea

Tea Type There 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.

Black Tea

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".

FTGFOP1

Date of Picking It 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.

18th March, 2020

Invoice no Tea in Indian plantations specially Darjeeling & Assam are growing 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.

DJ 03/2020
Tasting Notes The fresh buds of the heritage Chinary bushes have just awakened with gentle showers. And that can only mean one thing - exquisite First Flush teas from Castleton! VAHDAM brings you the choicest First Flush teas from this fabled tea estate. Savour some of the most prized teas in the world!
Preperation Instructions
  • Water
  • CO2 Filtered Water
  • Temperature
  • 90-100 Degrees C
  • Serving
  • 0.07 oz | 2 gm
  • Steep Time
  • 3-5 min
Castleton Tea Estate If Darjeeling tea is the Champagne of teas, then definitely the elusive Muscatel tea is the Champagne of Darjeeling teas. And Castleton tea estate produces some of the finest Muscatel teas in the world! In fact, the first ever Muscatel tea was made here in 1985. Castleton has an almost cult-like status amongst tea connoisseurs. In 1992, a batch of Castleton Muscatel tea was sold at a whopping price of Rs. 13,001 per kg at the Calcutta tea auction. Castleton is the first tea garden to received ISO 9002 certification. It is also FSCC 22000 Certified, Rainforest Alliance Certified and ETP Certified.

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