Goomtee Premium Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Goomtee Premium Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

An excellent first flush spring black tea from the Goomtee plantations in Darjeeling. This early invoice tea entails all properties of a classic first flush Darjeeling with notes of delicious muscatel. The tea offers light green leaves color which brew a spectacular golden liquoring cup with a flowery aroma. The tea is characteristic of a smooth rich flavour with hints of muscat grapes, almond and fresh greens. A unique pick among spring Darjeeling teas.
3.53oz | 100gm $17.00
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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
    Goomtee Tea Estate

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    DJ 15

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    2nd April, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Goomtee Tea Estate With an elevation of upto 6000 feet, Goomtee is located adjacent to the Castleton & Jungpana tea esatate, often considered as the ideal climatic belt in Darjeeling district for the production of fine teas. The China tea bushes here produce some exotic darjeeling second flush teas with a rich muscatel finish. Established in 1899, the plantation pre-dominantly produces black and oolong teas.