Indian Tea: easy guide, top 10 best teas

Last updated: February 12, 2020 at 10:10 am

India is traditionally known to produce some of the finest black teas in the world. The flavors vary from one tea producing region to another. Assam black teas are robust, full-bodied, while Darjeelings have natural muscatel flavor, delightful and delicate character. Nilgiri teas are known for their intense aroma and unique briskness.

Indian green, white and Oolong teas are relatively new to the market.

Assam Enigma Second Flush Black Tea

Assam Enigma Second Flush Black Tea

This exquisite, best-selling Second Flush is a crown of Assam teas, handpicked from the choicest estates in Assam and blended in-house by our skilled master blenders. A delectable malty cup of tea featuring hints of wood and the fresh aroma of a ripe fruit. The brownish-black leaves are small, lightly-rolled, and are interspersed with short flakes and ample golden tips...
Himalayan Wine Tea

Himalayan Wine Tea

A heady high-fired tea, this black tea packs quite a flavor punch and caffeine kick. A strong hit of tobacco and cocoa can be experience throughout the length of the flavor profile of this tea. Its liquor is smooth in texture, robust, full of gusto and topped with high-fired, smoky flavors that finish on a delicately sweet note. The overall experience of this tea..
Jungpana Exotic Spring Clonal Black Tea

Jungpana Exotic Spring Clonal Black Tea

Fine first-plucked spring flush Darjeeling from the lush gardens of Jungpana, this tea makes a bright and lively cup. It is fruity, floral, and crisp around the edges, yet very balanced and smooth. This first offering of spring is perfect to start a year in an upbeat note.
Mangalam Gold Summer Black Tea

Mangalam Gold Summer Black Tea

Assam's Mangalam estate is another of our must-haves every summer. The entire estate has been planted with clonal tea bushes. Their orthodox teas are a benchmark in golden tippy orthodox Assam teas. They are mellow but make a flavorful malty cup.
The Tao of Tea, First Flush Darjeeling Black Tea, Loose Leaf

The Tao of Tea, First Flush Darjeeling Black Tea, Loose Leaf

The Tao of Tea, First Flush Darjeeling Black Tea, Loose Leaf
Darjeeling Puttabong Summer

Darjeeling Puttabong Summer

Black tea from the famous Darjeeling region of India. This summer harvest tea comes to us from one of our favorites, Puttabong Estate. These tea gardens are some of the highest in the world, at 6000 feet above sea level. At these high altitudes, the tea leaves grow more slowly, and have more time to develop their unique Darjeeling flavor. This one has sweet, white gra..
1st Flush Margaret’s Hope Darjeeling “Limited Edition”

1st Flush Margaret’s Hope Darjeeling “Limited Edition”

This wonderful Indian Darjeeling is the best first flush that we have ever had the privilege of tasting, and is available in very strictly limited quantities, so don't miss out! We only have limited stock quantity of Darjeeling Margaret's Hope First Flush available, and it is already proving incredibly popular, so be sure not to leave it too late to buy. Darjeeling Ma..
Assam Golden Tips by Ghograjan Estate

Assam Golden Tips by Ghograjan Estate

œGolden Tips refer to the distinct kind of bud grown by this tea varietal. These larger buds are carefully roasted and give the tea a noticeably malty flavor. A rich, full-bodied, Assam tea that teases your palate without overpowering your taste buds. Ghograjan Tea Estate is a 5th generation family run estate in the renowned tea belt of Upper Assam. Its history d..
Assam Harmony

Assam Harmony

Bold, powerful black tea from the Assam region of India. A deep, burgundy-red cup and roasted grain aroma, malty rich flavor with notes of raisins. Pungent but smooth astringency, making this tea an ideal cup to pair with milk and sugar. This outstanding Assam comes from a favorite garden of ours, Mangalam Estate.
Classic English Breakfast Black Tea

Classic English Breakfast Black Tea

Our classic breakfast tea is a rich combination of strong, full-bodied and robust teas handpicked from the finest estates of Assam and goes perfectly with a dash of milk and sugar. English Breakfast is among the most popular tea blends in the world. Popularized by the Queen Victoria of England, it is traditionally paired with a hearty English breakfast. Assam is known..
Blue Mountain Nilgiri, Organic

Blue Mountain Nilgiri, Organic

Organic & Fair Trade Black TeaSingle-estate premium loose leaf tea Origin: India, Nilgiri Mountains. 100% Organic & Fair TradeThese rich burgundy leaves from India's Nilgiri Mountains steep into a bright amber liquor, with a well-rounded body that floats on your palate with hints of ripe summer blackberries. This Fair Trade Certified black tea from the Iyerpadi Estate..

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