Gopaldhara Wonder Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Gopaldhara Wonder Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

The signature first flush tea from Gopaldhara, one of Darjeeling's most sough after plantations. Manufactured from clonal bushes in upper elevation regions of the estate, the cup offers an incredibly floral aroma. Discover sweet notes of spring blossoms and ripe fruits in every sip. The dry leaf is sprinkled with silver tips and offers a succulent whiff of fresh greens. The liquor is majestic golden and brighten the cup. The lingering finish is brilliant. 
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.
Know your Tea Click on i to read more

  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Gopaldhara Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    FTGFOP1 CL Wonder

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling

  • Invoice i
    EX-07

  • Caffeine i
    Medium

  • Flush/Season i
    First Flush

  • Date of Picking i
    31st March, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Gopaldhara 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.