Darjeeling Premium First Flush Black Tea, 12oz

The first leaves of Spring, fresh and young and vibrant with a delicate and decadent flavor

Darjeeling Premium First Flush Black Tea, 12oz

The first leaves of Spring, fresh and young and vibrant with a delicate and decadent flavor
    About the Tea
    Sourced by VAHDAM India directly from the tea estate, cleaned & vacuum sealed at source in India and shipped directly to our fulfillment centers in the US. Teas, as fresh as in the gardens.
    Medium Caffeine
    Zipper Bag
    Tasting Notes
    Appearance - Vibrant green with a dazzling sheen, decorated with ornate silver tips
    Aroma - Profound vegetal sweetness with a distinct floral hues akin to flowering crabapples and peonies
    Taste - Delicate and light, with a clean and crisp palate and a gently sweet mouthfeel, redolent with tints of orchids and lilies, and smooth finish of lingering hyacinths
    Steeping Instructions

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


    90°-100° C/ 194°-212° F




    3-5 Mins


    Add sugar or honey as per taste


    To be served without milk


    Best Consumed - Hot

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    Where are your Teas from?

    We source our teas from over 150 renowned plantations and small individual farms in India. Within the country, we procure from 5 popular tea-producing regions, namely: Darjeeling, Assam, Nilgiri, Kangra, and Sikkim.

    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.


    This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration.

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    This product is made in a facility that processes tree nuts, mustard, sesame and milk.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 21 reviews
    Nancy Jones
    My go to tea

    I like a darker tea and this one suites me well. I enjoy a cup pretty much every morning. Nice robust taste.

    Roslyn Jones
    Loose tea makes great iced tea

    I use a combination of the Darjeeling tea and Earl Grey for a robust iced tea.

    Hanu Sesha
    Never got it

    Customer service doesn't exist! I changed the address previous time, still send to the wrong address! I contacted customer service, it's been 5 days and no response!
    My money just went down the drain...
    May be I've to dispute with my credit card company...

    Tasty First Flush Darjeeling 2020 Picked

    I really enjoy First Flush Darjeeling and found this to be a great tasting tea with mild astringency detectable at tongue edges. The full pound I received is lovely! The flavour is delightful with lingering hints of dried currant and apricot and it has a fine nose. The leaf is a great mix of golden twisted tips and greener bits. The tea is resteepable once with minor loss of taste and delicacy. I really enjoy this tea and certainly found it comparable to some premium single estate darjeeling teas - Castleton, Goomtee, Thurbo are some I enjoy. The leaf is good sized with few fines when examined after steeping. It appears properly handled (no off putting taste, smell or bland old flavourlessness) and I appreciate VAHDAM Tea's quality packing which includes pluck date. A lovely FTGFOP1 loose Darjeeling First Flush Tea at an excellent price! Delicious!

    Grace palisay
    Very healthy tea with a lot of health benefits

    Love this tea, will buy more

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