A unique expertly curated blend of the finest CTC Assam black teas blended with natural bergamot oil and fresh Indian spices like Cardamom, Cinnamon, Clove & Black Pepper. This EarlGrey Masala Chai spiced black tea offers a distinctive medley of rich citrusy notes with delightful sensations of tangy spices to make for a delectable cuppa which can be served with or without milk. Manufactured from 100% natural ingredients, the original flavors of each ingredient in the tea plays a crucial role in the overall experience. Add sugar or honey to sweeten the cuppa. Also makes for an excellent breakfast 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.
GradeTea 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.
Ragu Bhat said:
Nose at times of burnt pine tar, at certain times of oranges in bloom
Wah Vahdam, Wah! A pure sensational Masala Chai blend which would never put you to regret. The blend of CTC and spices is done almost perfect. Bold in body, superb liqueur color and a heady aroma of the spice blend, particularly of cloves and cardamom. Let the tea steep in excess of 5 minutes, pouring in water that begins to just boil. The blender/s has woven magic out of this spice-tea mix, indeed a clued guy has stirred it up. My suggestion for the blend is to use a lesser percentage of cloves and elaichi, a slight increase of cinnamon and pepper while holding the bergamot oil spray steady. Cloves should definitely be reduced, as the after-taste is of cloves instead of cinnamon. At times the tea has a nose of burnt pine tar, at times of oranges in bloom. Drink this chai in the early morning days and slowly wind yourself up.
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VAHDAM offers one of the largest collection of single estate teas, signature blends, gifts & assortments to connoisseurs across the globe. All our teas are procured garden fresh direct from plantations at source and delivered worldwide in over 65+ countries. Taste the Vahdam difference and decide for yourself.