Black Tea

Black teas are fully-oxidised teas. Legends recounts that in the seventeenth century, a cargo of tea that arrived in London from China, at the end of a particularly long voyage, had gone mouldy in its boxes. Originally green, it had turned black but in spite of this the English found it very much to their taste and immediately re-ordered it.

Though improbable, this anecdote does point the way to China, where this method of manufacturing black tea originated. In the nineteenth century, when they began the cultivation and manufacture of tea in India, the British first made use of the Chinese labour, but they quickly perfected the tools needed to mechanise the different stages of the so-called ‘ORTHODOX’ process.

The leaves are processed in six different operations: Withering, Rolling, Riddling, Oxidation, Firing and Sorting.

BELOW THE FINEST BLACK TEAS FROM DARJEELING:

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Apple Tea - 2nd Flush - 2013 - 100 Grams
APPLE TEA – 2ND FLUSH – 2013; FTGFOP – 1, (FLAVOURED BLACK TEA) Normally when we talk about D..
Rs. 2,000.00
Based on 1 reviews.
AUTUMNAL LOVERS BLEND - AUTUMN FLUSH – 2013; BLACK TEA - 100 Grams
This tea is a BLEND from the house of DARJEELING TEA LOVERS. A 100% Autumnal China blend with a t..
Rs. 800.00
CASTLETON AUTUMNAL WONDER – AUTUMN FLUSH – 2013; (EXOTIC, CLONAL TEA) 100 Grams
CASTLETON AUTUMNAL WONDER, a brilliant tea from the CASTLETON TEA ESTATE a garden of GOODRICKE GR..
Rs. 1,100.00
Castleton First Flush - 2014  (FTGFOP1 – Black Tea) 100 Grams
CASTLETON FIRST FLUSH is a pure china tea which is among the best teas of this season. This is ou..
Rs. 1,750.00
Castleton Grand Reserve Muscatel - 2nd Flush - 2013 - 100 Grams
CASTLETON GRAND RESERVE MUSCATEL – SECOND FLUSH – 2013; (FTGFOP – 1, BLACK TEA) CASTLETON GRA..
Rs. 2,375.00 Rs. 1,782.00
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