Glenburn King Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea


Glenburn King Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea

The maiden 2017 harvest at Glenburn, one of Darjeeling's most prized tea plantations. Produced in very limited quantity, this first flush 2017 offers a splendid bouquet of fresh flowers in every sip. Tenderly plucked and manufactured to perfection, the extravagant silver lined leaves prepare a majestic aromatic liquor. Discover delightfully sweet notes of ripe fruit, raw grass and cooker sugar in a smooth, intricately mellow cup with a long lingering finish. A succulent & heavenly early harvest for the ardent connoisseurs of Darjeeling first flush. 

100gm Rs. 1,855.00
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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
    Glenburn Tea Estate

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Darjeeling, India

  • Invoice i
    EX 13

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    2 March, 2017

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Glenburn Tea Estate Glenburn is a paradisiacal tea plantation located in the district of Darjeeling in north-east India. Spread over a sprawling 750 hectares, with just over a third of its area under tea plantations, Glenburn is known to produce some premier Darjeeling teas every season. Established in 1859, the estate offers fascinating views of the snow-laden Mount Kanchenjunga with elevations upto 1000 metres above sea level. With a limited annual production of 1,25,000 kgs, Glenburn Darjeelings are sought after by connoisseurs and tea lovers in various parts of the world. A scenic melody of tea bushes, nature, flora and fauna, the estate produces some fine white, green and oolong teas apart from its signature black teas.