Margarets Hope Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Margarets Hope Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

A delicious spring​ black​ tea from one of Darjeeling's most ​majestic plantations, Margarets Hope. The tea offers a typical premium spring Darjeeling character marked by ​fragrant not​es of ripe fruit and​ fresh spring flowers. The dry leaf is visually beaming with select silver tips and a sweet aroma. The bright gold liquoring cup is smooth, mellow & rich with flavour. A blissful cup of first flush Darjeeling tea with almost no astringency and a long lingering finish.
3.53oz | 100gm $14.00
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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.
Know your Tea Click on i to read more

  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Margarets Hope Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    FTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    DJ 03

  • Caffeine i
    Low

  • Flush/Season i
    First/Spring

  • Date of Picking i
    20h March, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Margarets Hope Tea Estate Margaret’s Hope is one of the most renowned estates in Darjeeling region and produces exceptional black and white teas every season. Established in 1865 with an elevation ranging upto 1830 metres, the plantation is located near the town of Kurseong in Darjeeling district. Earlier known as Bara-Ringtong, the estate was renamed in 1927 in memory of the owner Mr. Cruikshank's late daughter, Margaret. Predominantly planted with premium China bushes, the scenic landscape of Margarets Hope is as romantic as the name suggests.