Glendale Twirl Nilgiri Autumn Flush Black Tea

Glendale Twirl Nilgiri Autumn Flush Black Tea

C​rème de la crème, Glendale twirls are symbolic of ​the relatively concealed, brilliance of gourmet teas from the tea growing regions in southern India. This striking black tea is skill-fully handcrafted into fluffy wiry twirls with an artistic texture. Plucked from special clones at the scenic Glendale plantations, this bright golden-orange liquoring tea is characteristic of an exotic floral aroma with brisk and rounded notes. The flavor mellows down smoothly as you roll it in your mouth and finishes on a slightly sweet note. A much sought-after black Nilgiri manufactured in very select quantities
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
    Glendale Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    SFTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Nilgiri, India

  • Invoice i
    900

  • Caffeine i
    Medium

  • Flush/Season i
    Third/Autumn

  • Date of Picking i
    29th Oct, 2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Glendale Tea Estate Established in the year 1835, the Glendale tea estate is located right next to the scenic city of Coonoor in southern India. It is a dignitary of the famous Nilgiris range and lies at an elevation ranging from 4000 to 6000 feet above sea level. Due to the cold, dry and misty climatic conditions, their leaves are characterized by a brisk and golden color which distinctively bestows the savory floral aroma in their teas. The total planted area constitutes 525 hectares which yield approximately 3000 kgs per hectare. Glendale is among the most recognized Nilgiri tea plantations and follows all global production standards.