Moonlight Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Moonlight Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

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An exotic and expertly curated garden fresh spring blend by our chief tea taster. Originating from popular estates like Castleton in Darjeeling, teas considered superior in quality and aroma are often categorized under the Moonlight label. This multiple estate tea, handcrafted with early 2015 first flush teas entails all characteristics of a premium first flush tea. The golden bright liqouring cup is smooth, flowery and exquisitely aromatic. Every sip suggests an accentuated burst of fresh tropical fruits and spring flowers with the typical natural Darjeeling sweetness. The aftertaste resonates your palate with hints of peach, apricot and lychee. The entire experience of this tea stays with you for quite some time. Take it straight without any accompaniments and relish the brilliance of a pure spring Darjeeling tea. 
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.