Badamtam Clonal Imperial Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

 

Badamtam Clonal Imperial Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

This Badamtam EX 01 imperial clonal will apprise you why spring darjeeling teas are often compared to the finest Champagnes. Manufactured to absolute perfection at high elevation slopes from the purest AV2 clones at the Badamtam tea garden in Darjeeling, this delicate tea suggests a burst of fresh sweet spring flowers. Produced in extremely limited quantities, the tea is smooth as silk, with a complex flavor profile which keeps sweetening as you roll the tea a few times. Fabulously tippy with a bright, slightly colorless liquor, this is clearly one our finest offerings from Darjeeling this 2015 season. Go ahead and indulge yourself.

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
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Badamtam Tea Estate

  • Grade i
    FTGFOP1

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    EX 01

  • Caffeine i
    Low

  • Flush/Season i
    First/Spring

  • Date of Picking i
    3rd March, 2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate


Badamtam Tea Estate Planted by Christine Barnes in 1858, the scenic Badamtam tea estate is located, right at the foothills of the mighty Himalayan peaks. The tea estate is spread over a sloppy terrain with elevations ranging upto to 1800 meter above sea level. The estate produces some of the most exclusive spring Darjeeling teas, characteristic of an exceptional aroma and flavor.