Giddapahar Exotic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Giddapahar Exotic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

An exclusive invoice from the scenic plantations of Giddapahar in Darjeeling. The stepped cuppa is delightfully grassy with suggestions of rich vegetal notes and a underlined sweetness which develops exquisitely after a few rolls. Manufactured from premium bushes in the high elevation region of the estate, the leaves display handsome shade of green with a glazed silky texture sprinkled with elegant silver tips from the buds. The liquor is bright and shimmery with a mesmerising aroma. The smooth long lasting finish keeps you enthralled for quite sometime. A fantastic spring tea and a must have for all connoisseurs of Darjeeling.
3.53oz | 100gm $28.00
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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
    Giddapahar Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    SFTGFOP1 CH SPL

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    EX- 04

  • Caffeine i
    Medium

  • Flush/Season i
    First/Spring

  • Date of Picking i
    21st March, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Giddapahar Tea Estate The renowned Giddapahar Tea Estate is located at the heart of the Kurseong Valley in Darjeeling district. With a relatively small tea plantation area of 110 hectares, Giddapahar is known to produce some of the best Darjeeling teas in the entire region. The plantation at Giddapahar comprises of China, Clonal & Assam bushes including some of the oldest china tea bush varietals. The first flush black teas are extremely flavoury and aromatic. The quality peaks in the second flush with rich muscatel teas. Giddapahar also produces some selective batches of green teas in the month of July every year.