Selimbong Exotic Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

Selimbong Exotic Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

From an estate nestled in the folds of the eastern Himalayas, in Darjeeling, comes this chinary which is sweet, full-bodied, balanced and smooth. This is a high-grade black tea which captures the signature brightness in teas that the estate prides in. 
A brisk floral note with a touch of citrus around its edges, starts off the cup which gives way to sweet greens at the base and hints of tree fruit to finish off. A flavourful tea it gives off a woody aroma which complements the amber coloured brew in the cup very well. 
The tea is best savoured along with a hearty breakfast spread.
3.53oz | 100gm $25.00
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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.
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  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Selimbong

  • Grade i
    FTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    DJ 02

  • Caffeine i
    Low

  • Flush/Season i
    First/Spring

  • Date of Picking i
    6th April, 2017

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Selimbong Founded in 1886, Selimbong Tea Estate is also referred to as Silbung, its local name. It is located quite close to the Indo-Nepal border along the Mirik Valley in Darjeeling district of India. The estate lies in the Himlayan region and its elevation ranges between 1000-1700 metres above sea level.