Nahorhabi Classic Assam Second Flush Black Tea


Nahorhabi Classic Assam Second Flush Black Tea

A great brew, this tea is from the Nahorhabi Estate in northeastern India's Assam, one of the largest black tea production regions in the world. Carefully grown and handpicked, this tea is made with the traditional orthodox production process. The resulting small, tippy leaf yields an enticing sandalwood aroma and malty, plummy flavor that is balanced enough to blend well with milk or stand on its own.
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

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Assam, India

  • Invoice i

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  • Flush/Season i
    Second / Summer

  • Date of Picking i
    21st July, 2016

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Nahorhabi Tea Estate Nahorhabi Estate got its name from ‘Nahor’ trees, because once this area had beautiful forest of Nahor trees. This tree bears sparkling red tender leaves during spring which gives it a majestic look. There is a small heritage attached to this estate situated in the Shivasagar District where the famous Shiva Temple is located, a pilgrimage place for pilgrims from all over India . The tea estate though situated in Assam is also very near to the state of Nagaland. It is one of the first tea estates in North India to receive ISO 9002 certificate for growing, processing and marketing of Orthodox and CTC tea and also one of the first tea estate in the world for Orthodox tea processing.