Thurbo Moonlight Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea

Thurbo Moonlight Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea

Introducing a spectacular black tea from Thurbo in Darjeeling. The Thurbo Moonlight has been amongst our most appreciated teas every summer and like all previous harvests, this tea dazzles your taste buds right from the first sip. Smooth, delicate with a intricate honey like sweetness, the tea is characteristic of wonderful aroma of sweet fruits with absolutely no astringency. The leaves are majestic and fluffy with a wiry texture, beaming with long silver tips. The liquor is bright golden and brightens your cup. A medium bodied and intensely flavoury Darjeeling black 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.
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  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Thurbo Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    FTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    DJ 395

  • Caffeine i
    Medium

  • Flush/Season i
    Second/Summer

  • Date of Picking i
    8th July, 2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Thurbo Tea Estate Thurbo is located in the lush picturesque valley of Mirik in Darjeeling district. This iconic plantation with an elevation ranging from 1000 to 2500 metres above sea level, produces some of the finest flavoury Darjeeling teas every year. With a plantation area of almost 450 hectares, Thurbo is mostly covered with premium China & Assam hybrid bushes.