Dry Tea Leaf:
Appearance: It's a floral bouquet of fluffy delicate leaves comprising of clonal tea leaves plucked during the peak first flush season of 2019. Plenty of delicate silvery buds adorns the look of the made tea from this garden which is the most sought after and highly regarded as top tea gardens of Darjeeling. The name Badamtam is synonymous to the adjective 'par excellence'. The standard of plucking is of the highest quality comprising mostly of the silvery buds and a few leaves of the single leaf and a bud type plucking.
Fragrance: Dry leaves have sweet mesmerizing fragrance of Himalayan wild flowers, orchids and apricot.
Appearance: Brighter shades of sparkling light lemon.
Fragrance: Fragrances of a multitude of Himalayan floras are distinct in the liquor.
Flavour: This tea undoubtedly has complex taste and plenty of floral notes which becomes prominent as we sip along. A light smooth tea with mesmerizing complex taste makes this one of the most recommended tea from us. A sweet lingering taste noted as an aftertaste. A must have for all Darjeeling first flush tea aficionado.
No of infusions: Two good infusions brewed at 5 minutes each. We may get 3 infusions if the brewing time is lowered to 2-3 minutes each.
Reasons to buy: Any tea coming from Badamtam tea estate is a good enough reason as this tea garden has always kept up to its standards which is par excellence, the epitome of the best coming out from Darjeeling. A chance to own a pack of a limited edition, much awaited and sought after tea makes it another reason. Badamtam moonlight is a brand in itself and only a handful of gardens manufacture teas of this quality which is unmatched in 2019 season.
A highly luxurious tea for those who likes to pamper themselves with teas which are unique, produced in limited quantity and rarely available.