Avaata Nilgiri First Flush Organic Oolong Tea

 

Avaata Nilgiri First Flush Organic Oolong Tea

Our maiden Oolong from the panoramic plantations of Avaata in southern tea growing region of India. This semi-fermented tea boasts of a silver glazed appearance with beautiful long leaves which unfurl completely upon infusion. The liquor is bright golden with a distinct earthy aroma with a delightful sweetness. The flavor is abolsutely unique and complex, suggesting notes of nuts and almonds. The tea is smooth with a distinct woody aftertaste which just keeps you yearning for more. An exquisite Oolong which can be enjoyed any time of the day. Nilgiri estates produce very limited quantity Oolongs and this is definitely an excellent selection by our tasters. 
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. ​
CaffeieneThe 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
    Oolong Tea

  • Estate i
    Avaata Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    SFTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Nilgiri, India

  • Caffeine i
    Low

  • Flush/Season i
    First/Spring

  • Date of Picking i
    16th March, 2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Avaata Tea Estate Avaata is among the most popular Nilgiri tea estates located in lush tea growing region of southern India. 'Vaata' means fresh in Sanskrit and true to its name, Avaata teas exudes freshness and quality. This certified organic and rain-forest alliance plantation has been a front runner in innovating and producing speciality teas. The estate produces some extremely superior green, oolong and white teas throughout the year.