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Arya Diamond Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (EX 30/2022)

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Shiny and bright, elegant and exquisite, 'gem' of tea with soft and sweet floral hues made only in Spring
$25.99

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    • 100% Certified Pure Darjeeling Tea under CTM No. DJ/590/27092016/T of the Tea Board of India
    • Invoice No. EX 30/2022 exclusively available with VAHDAM® India
    • Unblended, Single Estate tea from one of the top Darjeeling tea-estate
    • Sourced directly from the estate within days of plucking
    • Vacuum Packed and Sealed at source for garden freshness & flavor
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    About the Tea
    Date of Picking/Harvest - 4th April 2022
    All VAHDAM® India Darjeeling Teas are sourced directly from the plantations within days of harvest, cleaned & vacuum sealed at source in India to preserve freshness & aroma. The teas are then shipped directly to our fulfillment centers in the United States and then delivered to your doorstep. Experience tea, as fresh as in the gardens.
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    INVOICE NO.
    EX 30
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    Grade
    FTGFOP1
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    SEASON
    Spring/First Flush
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    CAFFEINE
    Medium Caffeine
    About The Estate
    Known as Monk's Tea, Arya is the only tea estate that was not planted by the British, but by Buddhist monks. The sprawling and verdant estates makes excellent Black, Green, White and Oolong teas round the year that are highly-prized by tea purists and connoisseurs all over the world.
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    Location
    Darjeeling, India
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    Bushes
    Clonal
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    Altitude
    5,500 ft
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    Tasting Notes
    Appearance - Shiny green, well-twisted leaves and buds, with one or two black leaves, decorated with copious silver tips
    Aroma - Pronounced grassy and vegetal aroma, with discernible wafts of floral sweetness like blooming lilies, and hints of wood
    Taste - Extremely smooth, delicate and floral cup, with a light-body and an enveloping floral sweetness of orchids and peonies, and distinct notes of juicy tangerine and sweet lime all through
    Steeping Instructions
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    Water – 180ml
    Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered.

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    Temperature
    85-90 C / 194-212 F

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    Leaves
    2g

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    Steeping
    5 minutes

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    Condiments
    Add sugar or honey as per taste

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    To be served without milk.

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    Best Consumed - Hot

    123% Pure & Unblended Darjeeling Tea.
    Certified the Tea Board of India under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. Darjeeling CTM Licence No. - DJ/590/27092016/T
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    Tea Board of India Licence

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    Darjeeling CTM Licence

    Most of the Darjeeling being sold across the world is blended with other region teas to earn higher profits. Always choose a trusted source for your Darjeeling Tea with a valid CTM licence.

    What is the VAHDAM® difference?

    All VAHDAM® India products are procured directly from plantation & farmers and cooperatives within days of harvest, packaged garden fresh at our BRC Certified state-of-the-art facility in India and shipped directly to our fulfillment centers in various parts of the world. By eliminating all unnecessary middlemen, we are also able to retain all earnings in the region where they are grown and nurtured by millions of farmers with immense love, care, and passion. A process which ultimately helps every farmer get a better price for their produce.

    All VAHDAM® India products are procured directly from plantation & farmers and cooperatives within days of harvest, packaged garden fresh at our BRC Certified state-of-the-art facility in India and shipped directly to our fulfillment centers in various parts of the world....

    All VAHDAM® India products are procured directly from plantation & farmers and cooperatives within days of harvest, packaged garden fresh at our BRC Certified state-of-the-art facility in India and shipped directly to our fulfillment centers in various parts of the world. By eliminating all unnecessary middlemen, we are also able to retain all earnings in the region where they are grown and nurtured by millions of farmers with immense love, care, and passion. A process which ultimately helps every farmer get a better price for their produce.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is First Flush?

    First Flush is the first harvest of the season. In Darjeeling, the First Flush teas are harvested with the onset of Spring around the first week of March.

    What makes First Flush teas highly-prized around the world?

    First Flush teas from Darjeeling are highly sought after by connoisseurs for their signature freshness and fragrance. The young leaves are delightfully green with silvery tips, and make a sweet, light, and decadent cup with a distinct hue of Spring flowers.

    What is so special about Single Estate?

    Unlike teas blended with teas from multiple estates, Single Estate teas are from a single tea estate and not blended with any other teas. VAHDAM® India's Single Estate teas also mention Invoice No. and Date of Plucking of the teas - identifying the exact lot that is available only with VAHDAM® India and no one else!

    Are these really from the famous Darjeeling tea-growing region?

    Yes! All 100% pure Darjeeling teas come with the Tea Board of India's DARJEELING TEA logo. This logo is allowed only for 100% genuine and authentic Darjeeling teas and is a guarantee that you are buying certified Darjeeling tea

    How are the teas packaged?
    After sourcing our teas directly from plantations within hours of harvest, we bring them to our state-of-the-art tea facility in New Delhi, India. The teas then go through rigorous rounds of cleaning, sorting, quality testing to remove any impurities/dust/foreign particles. Post 10+ quality checkpoints for leaf size, aroma, liquor, flavors, etc., these are vacuum-packaged in opaque aluminum-lined bags using sophisticated machinery. These vacuum bags are then stored in a dehumidified, temperature-controlled warehouse which ensures that the teas remain garden-fresh and maintain their character. Further, required quantities are packed in smaller vacuum-sealed packs which are boxed in the retail boxes and then sent over to our own delivery centers located in various parts of the world.

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