Longview Highlands Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Longview Highlands Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

A classic Spring tea of the Darjeeling region, the light amber coloured brew in the cup smells of lily, sweet greens as well as a hint of citrus oil. The tea carries a variety of textures in its taste including coriander, nuts and green vegetables, including a hint of yellow zucchini. 
This tea is a lovely add-on for garden salad or a cucumber sandwich taken in the morning or evening. 
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

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    EX 19

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    10th April 2017

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Longview Longview Tea Estate was established in January 1879. Located in the southwest region of the Himalayan slopes in Darjeeling district, the Highlands region have been known to produce some best-selling teas over the years. The estate has a total of 506 hectares dedicated to growing tea and specialises in producing mostly black teas and a rare green or white tea. Having started operations with a single tea estate, Longview now has six gardens spread over Darjeeling and the plains of North Bengal.