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Ringtong Classic Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea (DJ 177/2022)

A mid-bodied and flavoursome tea, harvested from select bushes from one of the most renowned tea estates in Darjeeling handpicked at the peak of the famous Second Flush harvest.

Ringtong Classic Darjeeling Second Flush Black Tea (DJ 177/2022)

A mid-bodied and flavoursome tea, harvested from select bushes from one of the most renowned tea estates in Darjeeling handpicked at the peak of the famous Second Flush harvest.
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  •  Limited Edition Single Estate Batch
  •  Packaged in an FDA & BRC A-Grade Certified Facility
  •  Ships from the United States
    About the Tea
    Date of Picking/Harvest - 3rd 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 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 177
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    Grade
    FTGFOP 1
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    SEASON
    Summer / Second Flush
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    CAFFEINE
    Medium Caffeine
    About the Ringtong Tea Estate
    Reopened in 2014 after 18 years, Ringtong is fast recovering its lost glory under the dedicated leadership and passion of the Choudhry family. The scenic estate is once again making delightfully flavoury teas with immense character and excellent cups.
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    Location
    Darjeeling, India
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    Bushes
    China
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    Altitude
    6,000 ft
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    Tasting Notes
    Appearance - Dark-tan, stylishly well-rolled leaves with a tip of two peeking through
    Aroma - Decidedly sweet notes, akin to honeysuckle, accompanied with pleasant hues of smoked pine
    Taste - Bright and smooth cup, with a good body that is pleasant but not very astringent, with an overall ambient sweetness of ripened peaches and mangoes around the edges, and lasting hints of musk and peonies towards the finish.
    Steeping Instructions
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    Water – 200 ml
    200 ml Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered.

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    Temperature
    90-100 °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

    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

    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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    Henry Dorsey
    Best tea

    It's one if the best tea which i have tried. I have been looking for this in Amazon for long time. Finally got it. It packed good. Reasonable price. If u taste this tea, then u will not switch this brand.

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    Brenda
    Wonderful product

    This is a really good product. I am thinking of switching from other brands to Vahdam now. Very impressed by the quality, usually it's not upto the mark but this tea seems to be an exception. Wonderful product, highly recommended.

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    Kevin James
    Straight from Darjeeling

    Been having various ranges of teas from Margaret's Hope gardens, which is a connaisseurs favourite. The box, packaging of the teas is top class. Overall a great deal of Indian authentic tea.

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    Wynona
    Nice Product

    I ordered for the 1st time. I like it. Nice aroma. Good in Taste. I like Packaging too.

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    Hannah McKensey
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    One of the best tea that I ever tasted...

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