Gielle Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Gielle Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

An excellent tea from the plantations of Gielle in Darjeeling. Gielle is world renowned Darjeeling estate producing exquisite teas all around the year. Cherish the smooth floral profile of this tea suggesting citrusy notes of orange combined with hints of raw mango. The fruity bouquet moves towards a smooth ecstatic finish with a delightful mellowness. The leaves exhibit shades of almond green with silver tips of the buds spread all over. A low caffeine cup of tea which can be enjoyed anytime of the day. 
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
    Gielle Tea Estate

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    DJ 28

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    10th April, 2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Gielle Tea Estate Established in the early 1850s with original China bushes, Gielle is a renowned plantation in Darjeeling and is located at an altitude ranging from 2500 to 6000 feet above sea level. Named after a small river located nearby, the black teas manufactured in Gielle are popular and sought after by connoisseurs across the world.