Badamtam Gold Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea


Badamtam Gold Darjeeling First Flush Organic Black Tea

Badamtam is known to offer some of the most spectacular first flush Darjeeling teas and this exclusive clonal invoice is as good as it gets. The voluptous buds and silver tipped leaves, handpicked by tea workers exhilarated by the onset of spring, just at dawn, offers magnificent shades of silver and exhale a delightful fruity perfume. The liquor offers a magnificent golden robe with flowery whiffs of fresh orchards and spring flowers. The flavour melts on your palate with subtle sweet nuances and undertones of freshly cut grass. A prized Darjeeling with all attributes which make teas from this high elevation tea growing region in north-east India comparable to the finest sparkling wines from Champagne in France.
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.
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  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Badamtam Tea Estate

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    EX 2

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    10th March, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Badamtam Tea Estate Planted by Christine Barnes in 1858 Badamtam Tea Estate is located in Lebong Valley, 17km west of Darjeeling Town. The tea estate is highly appreciated for its farming methods which results in premium quality tea which is always full of freshness and organic at the same time.