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Halmari Clonal Assam Second Flush Black Tea (OR 443/2022)

A top-of-the drawer Summer flush tea from a renowned Assam tea estate, full-bodied and intense, rich and malty with chunky golden tips
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14.05oz | 200 Cups
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3.53oz | 50 Cups
About the Tea
Date of Picking/Harvest - 28th June 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 and then delivered to your doorstep. Experience tea, as fresh as in the gardens.
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INVOICE NO.
OR 443
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Grade
FTGFOP1
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SEASON
Summer/Second Flush
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CAFFEINE
High Caffeine
About The Halmari Estate
With a legacy of over 100 years, Halmari has been a winner at the Global Tea Championships from 2015 until 2019. Always in the Honoured list of tea auctions, Halmari Second Flush black teas are what the famous malty, full-bodied, and creamy teas are all about. The signature chunky golden tips are sure to bedazzle you as you experience this magical gift from Mother Nature.
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Location
Assam, India
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Bushes
Clonal
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Altitude
400 ft
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Tasting Notes
Appearance - Very stylish, twisted and well-made dark-tan leaves with oversized chunky golden tips that dazzle like raw gold
Aroma - Toasty and nutty, with a profound malty notes that is so typical of top second flush teas, and a fine layer of woodiness
Taste - Gutty, intense and full-bodied cup with an excellent briskness, sweetness of grapes all around, touches of floral hues around the edges and a woody finish of cedar
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.

Our Commitment to People + Planet

We offset our entire carbon footprint via investments in renewable energy.
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

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What is Second Flush?

Second Flush is the second harvest of the year. In Darjeeling, the Second Flush teas are harvested at the onset of Summer. Plucked during the peak in months of May and June, Second Flush teas are renowned for their full-bodied and crimson-golden cups, with a mellow sweetness and distinct fruity flavours.

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

Second Flush teas from Darjeeling are highly sought after by connoisseurs for their signature fruity flavours and rich cups. It is also during the Second Flush that the elusive and exclusive MUSCATEL teas are produced at select tea estates for a short period of about two weeks.

What is so special about Single Estate?

Unlike most tea blends that contain teas from from multiple estates, Single Estate teas are sourced only from one particular estate, and generally from one particular section of the estate of either China or Clonal bushes. Also, most Single Estate teas are from a specific season - First, Second or Autumn Flush. 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.

*DISCLAIMER

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

The information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your physician or other health care professional.

You should not use the information on this site for diagnosis of any health problem or as a substitute for medication or other treatment prescribed by your physician or health care provider.

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

Customer Reviews

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Jeff Weaver
Top Notch Assam

If you like Assam tea, this is one of the best. Flavorful and fragrant for an Assam (2nd flush/summer). Definitely staying on my shopping list.

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Susan
Amazing Assam

This is the most delicious Assam I've ever tasted! From the minute you open the package you smell fresh. Neither dusty nor musty, the notes of this tea are special. And the taste is well blended. No bitterness.

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Shambhavi
My favorite Vahdam assam

I've tried every Vahdam assam. This is the one. Halmari Clonal has the perfect amount of astringency and maltiness. Chunkier, more solid flavor with a hint of sweetness and not overly grassy or sour.

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Alan Postelnek
My go to breakfast tea

This is my fav tea for my first cup of the day. I make it strong and add a touch of half and half. Vahdam is my only source of tea since 2015, when they started selling to the US.

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