Badamtam Premium Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 03/2022)

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One of the first invoices to be made, soft and light-bodied, with a subtle vegetal sweetness and soft floral notes of Spring flowrers
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    • 100% Certified Pure Darjeeling Tea under CTM No. DJ/590/27092016/T of the Tea Board of India
    • Invoice No. DJ 03/2022 exclusively available with VAHDAM® India
    • Unblended, Single Estate 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 - 25th March 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.
    DJ 03
    Spring/First Flush
    Medium Caffeine
    About the Tea Estate
    Located along the scenic Lebong valley, Badamtam is one of the oldest tea estates of Darjeeling. The estate makes exquisite organic teas - both Black and Green, that have exceptional aroma and character.
    North Darjeeling
    4,500 ft
    Tasting Notes
    Appearance - Dark-tan, brown and green, twisted and stylish, adorned with silvery tips
    Aroma - Mellow and mild-bodied, with a sweet mouthfeel, accentuated with teasing floral notes of grape hyacinth at the edges that taper off into lingering notes of walnuts and pistachios
    Taste - Mellow and mild-bodied, with a sweet mouthfeel, accentuated with teasing floral notes of grape hyacinth at the edges that taper off into lingering notes of walnuts and pistachios
    Steeping Instructions

    Water - 180ml Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered.


    Temperature 85-90 C / 194-212 F


    Leaves 2g


    Steeping 5 minutes


    Condiments Add sugar or honey as per taste


    To be served without milk.


    Best Consumed - Hot

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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.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 7 reviews
    GABRIELLA Scarpa

    Everything OK


    This Badamtam First Flush Tea is the most beautiful tasting tea I have ever experienced. Thank you so much Vahdam! I look forward to more delights.

    Shanika T
    Can recommend

    Finally some quality affordable first flush here. Very happy with the tea. Fragrant and mellow, not bitter when steeped a little longer than recommended.

    Kaushik M
    Amazing Tea

    Love the flavour of Badamtam First Flush. I may be biased since I am a huge fan of Darjeeling tea!

    Liz C
    Nice! clean and malty

    Delicious! Light and fragrant with good acidity. A really stonking Darjeeling. You must try this one!

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    Badamtam Premium Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 03/2022)

    Badamtam Premium Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 03/2022)