Okayti Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 10/2022)

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An excellently made light-bodied tea with delicate floral nose and a soft vegetal sweetness from an all time top ranked tea estate in Darjeeling
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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 10/2022 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
    •  Get a free e-Book on Darjeeling tea
    About the Tea
    Date of Picking/Harvest - 1st 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.
    DJ 10
    FTGFOP 1
    Spring/First Flush
    Medium Caffeine
    About the Tea Estate
    In the London Tea Auctions, it was known as the only Okay tea, and that is how it has got its name - Okayti. Located in the beautiful Mirik valley, Okayti has been amongst the top estates of Darjeeling, always highly sought after for its finely plucked and meticulously made teas. Okayti was regularly served at the Buckingham Palace before 1947.
    Darjeeling, India
    6,500 ft.
    Tasting Notes
    Appearance - Dark coppery, brown and green leaves, stylish and well-made, adorned with delicate silvery tips
    Aroma - Velvety smooth light-bodied cup with clean and mouthfeel, layered with discernible sweet floral tones of primrose in the middle, and citrusy layers of yuzu and peaches around the edges, that taper off with woody hues
    Taste - Velvety smooth light-bodied cup with clean and mouthfeel, layered with discernible sweet floral tones of primrose in the middle, and citrusy layers of yuzu and peaches around the edges, that taper off with woody hues
    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

    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

    Tea Board of India Licence


    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.
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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 1 review
    Janet Locke
    Okayti Darjeeling first flush

    A very pleasing tea, giving very good value for money , for a Darjeeling first flush. I also like the fact that Vahdam support the pickers.

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    Okayti Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 10/2022)

    Okayti Classic Darjeeling First Flush Black Tea (DJ 10/2022)