Richness of black tea, with a distinct fruity-juicy tone.

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Tea_Orange Black Tea
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Description

Fruity-juicy composition of this tea is peculiar to its kind and is unlike any other black tea that is usually muscatel. It is brisk and rich which is a characteristic feature of black teas. It is sweet and sour in flavour. This Nilgiri black tea is full bodied and has a long tangy aftertaste.

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LIQUOR

taste

Brisk, Balanced with a floral and melon note. It is well balanced with distinct characteristics. Smooth beginning with a touch of darjeeling muscatel note.

AROMA

Woody, tangy aroma

APPEARANCE

Bright Amber

dry leaves

Long, well rolled leaves with even grade, black-brownish in colour with a little bit of silver tips and exhibits earthy, flower like aroma

Infused leaf

Even, full, unbroken leaves that are olive green with slight coppery hues and soft floral and herby aroma

Ingredients

Black Tea

add ons

AS IT IS

ORGANIC HONEY

LEMON

caffeine

Medium

complements

Fruits, Light Salads, Snacks, Biscuits, Tea Cakes

Tea_Orange Brewing Notes

150 ml

  

Water
Quantity

90-95 °C

194-202 °F

Heating
temperature

2 g

0.07 oz

Tea leaves Quantity

4-5 min

240-300 sec

Steeping
Time

BEST CONSUMED

Hot

Cold

sku :

DS14

time of day :

Morning, Afternoon

disclaimer

  • To enjoy the best experience, Rinse the teapot with warm water to maintain the best temperature for the brew.
  • It is recommended to first clean the tea leaves of dust and particles by steeping it in slightly warm water for no more than 10 to 15 seconds, thereafter discarding the rinse water.

Region

Nilgiris

This blue mountain range is located in the southern region of India and is the part of the vast Western Ghats. While, its most famous attribute is the flower Kurinji (blue in colour) that grows here. Hence it is called Nilgiri (blue mountains). It is equally popular for it’s tea. The tea found in this region are black, ctc, green, oolong and white. Most popular are whole leaf grade Orange Pekoe and Pekoe cut black tea. Some of the popular tea estates are Craigmore, Chamraj, Unitea, and Glendale.

RAINFALL 1,000 - 1,500 mm
ELEVATION 1,000 - 2,634 metres

Glendale Tea Estate

Nilgiris

Glendale Tea Estate is located in the vast south Indian range of Nilgiris that began in 1835. Glendale means, a valley within a valley and stands true to it’s name with its arresting scenic charm. The total planted area is 525 hectares and yields more than 3,000 kgs of tea per hectare. It has a state of the art factory that produces Orthodox Black tea, Green Tea and Speciality Tea. Owing to its weather which is cold, dry and misty the leaves are brisk, golden colour with distinct savoury floral aroma.

More details

GRADE

FTGFOP

SEASON

WINTER FLUSH

SPECIALITY

TWIRL

Tea_Orange Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I consume loose leaf black tea?

    Loose leaf teas are the best for consumption as one is able to brew the leaves properly while also enjoying maximum benefits from the tea leaves with quality tea experience. When steeped, loose leaf tea gives the complex flavours of tea that one can enjoy only in good quality teas. Also tea leaves need adequate space to properly unfurl while brewing. So, for a flavourful and wholesome tea experience use loose leaf tea.

  • How to determine the water temperature is right while making my tea?

    We recommend a certain temperature (80-85 C; 90-95 C) for the fresh o2 rich filtered water to be boiled at the time of brewing tea. This is only a guide and precision without thermometer is challenging. You can simply boil and see for yourself. Boiling water is at 100 C, if you leave it for 30 sec it should be around 90-95 C, if you leave it for 40-45 sec it should be around 85-90 C and 1 minute should leave water at around 80-85 C.

  • How to prepare black tea ?

    Spoon measured quantity of tea in the tea maker/pot. Pour boiled water (180 ML) over the tea leaves(2 g). Steep for suggested time (2-3 minutes). Strain & sweeten as per choice. Pour it in a cup and enjoy the #PluckToCup experience.

  • How to store the tea?

    We vacuum package our tea in high barrier pouches to ensure freshness of the teas. We recommend that you store the teas in airtight containers in a cool and dry place. This keeps it away from moisture and odour. Thereby ensuring no alterations to the aroma and flavour of tea.

  • Where is the tea from?

    We sourced this tea directly from gardens in the best growing regions of India - Nilgiris.

  • What is the shelf life of this tea?

    Our teas can be used up to 36 months from the date of manufacturing. However, teas once opened have to be stored in airtight containers and should be kept away from moisture, light and odour.

  • What are the health benefits ?

    This tea has antioxidant properties. It improves gut health, improves bone health, eliminates free radicals, improves brain activity.

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