Namring Upper Imperial Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

Namring Upper Imperial Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

An exotic peak season invoice from the iconic upper namring plantations at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas. The tea boasts of a smooth, fragrant, succulent and delightfully sweet flavor profile, a character intrinsic and unique to the finest batches of spring teas grown in Darjeeling. The complex profile of the tea is like a melody of fresh fruits and flowers. The leaves are tippy with a glazed silver appearance preparing a bright golden liquoring cup. The naturally sweet cuppa presents an intense aroma and leaves a fabulous impression on your palate. A must try if you posses a weakness for Darjeeling teas.
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
    Namring

  • Grade i
    FTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling India

  • Invoice i
    EX 11

  • Caffeine i
    High

  • Flush/Season i
    First/Spring

  • Date of Picking i
    10th March, 2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Namring Tea Estate Located at an altitude ranging from 3000-5000 feet, the Namring tea estate is located in Darjeeling district in north-east India. The estate boasts of an ideal combination of China, Clonal & Assam Hybrid tea bushes which produce excellent black teas every season. With a modern tea processing factory, Namring is among the most popular plantations from Darjeeling.