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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 150/2021 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 - 10th June 2021
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.
DJ 150
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Grade
FTGFOP1
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SEASON
Summer/Second Flush
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CAFFEINE
Medium Caffeine
About the Castleton Tea Estate
Castleton has a cult-like following amongst tea connoisseurs all over the world. It makes some of the most prized First Flush and Second Flush teas with a distinct character. It is the first Darjeeling tea estate to get the ISO 9002 certification, and is the birthplace of the famed Muscatel teas.
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Location
Darjeeling, India
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Bushes
China
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Altitude
5,000 ft
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Ingredients for getting after it.

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Tasting Notes
Appearance - Coppery, stylish leaves with a characteristic bloom, and a generous sprinking of tips
Aroma - Mellow and mid-bodied, with a well-rounded smoothness, enhanced with luscious notes of figs and raisins, citrusy nectarine around the edges, and a memorable finish of toated pinenuts
Taste - Mellow and mid-bodied, with a well-rounded smoothness, enhanced with luscious notes of figs and raisins, citrusy nectarine around the edges, and a memorable finish of toated pinenuts
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

100% 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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1% of revenue is directed towards the education of our tea growers’ children. Our farmers, like any other parent, wish for their progeny to have a better life than them.
We recover & recycle an amount of plastic equivalent to our packaging.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Second Flush Teas highly-prized around the world?

Post the first tea harvest called the 'First Flush', Second Flush follows between May to June. The tea leaves are picked and are characterized as well-rounded, fruity and mature, flavored tea leaves. Tea brewed from these leaves is less astringent and more improved than the First Flush.

Are the flavors in the tea natural?

100% yes! Some of the ingredients are also organic.

What is the shelf life of your products?

All VAHDAM® India Teas have a shelf-life of 3 years from the ‘Date of Picking/Harvest.’ The ‘Date of Expiry’ is mentioned at the bottom of all our boxes.

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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Castleton Classic Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea (DJ 150/2021)

Castleton Classic Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea (DJ 150/2021)

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