Nilgiri (India)

What is Nilgiri tea?

Nilgiri tea is produced in the Nilgiris District of southern India.

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What kind of tea is it?

Smooth, balanced, strong flavored, popular base for flavored teas.

Tea tips

Nilgiri produces a rare type of tea, known as a “frost tea” harvested in the winter. The quick chill creates a concentrated sweet, very similar to what you would find in an “ice wine.”



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-Which way I ought to go from here?

-That depends a great deal on where you want to get to.


Top 10 best Nilgiri teas to buy online

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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 ...

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Adderley Exotic Winter Frost Black

Adderley Exotic Winter Frost Black

Sweet and sublime, a perfect encapsulation of Nilgiri flavors. ‘Dainty elegance’ is how you would describe the teas from Adderley. And offering a firm testimony to this claim is this fine winter flush pick from the estate. This tea is highly aromatic and there is an overarching sweetness to it, ...

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Craigmore Special Winter Frost Black

Craigmore Special Winter Frost Black

This flowery pekoe from the Nilgiris is one of our firm favorites. Every year with look forward to the flowery pekoes by Craigmore, and this one has been our absolute favorite. This particular black tea has a rich flavor profile, full of varied aromas and taste. None of these, however impose on ...

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Decaf English Breakfast Organic Black Tea

Decaf English Breakfast Organic Black Tea

Korakundah GardensOrganic co2 processed black tea. Looking for a great English Breakfast tea with the caffeine? Look no further. American Tea Room's Organic Decaf English Breakfast has all the flavor of a classic English Breakfast in a decaffeinated version. A little lighter in body than a ...

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Masala Chai Organic Tea Sachets

Masala Chai Organic Tea Sachets

Organic black tea, Organic cinnamon, Organic cardamom, Organic ginger root, Organic black pepper, Organic cloves. Masala Chai is a classic Indian blend of bold, chopped Nilgiri tea leaves and spicy bits of ginger, cinnamon, coriander, allspice, and green cardamom. Brewed without milk, its liquor ...

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Thiashola Carrington Estate Organic Black Tea

Thiashola Carrington Estate Organic Black Tea

FBOP Nilgiri Thiashola Carrington Estate Organic black tea. Assam and Darjeeling are better known for their tea than the "blue hills" of Southern India's Nilgiri region, but this is a spectacular tea nonetheless. The small, dark leaves of Thiashola's finest have a remarkably perfumey fragrance of ...

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Glendale Imperial Nilgiri Winter Black Tea

Glendale Imperial Nilgiri Winter Black Tea

Glendale grows some its finest speciality teas during the winter months and this tea is no exception. Characteristic of a delightfully rich flavor of sweet fruits and slight citrus, the floral undertones of the cup is immensely energizing. The leaves are twirly and long with a combination of light ...

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Classic Black – Award Winning

Classic Black – Award Winning

Organic Black Tea. This bright and brisk high grown estate whole leaf Nilgiri tea has been carefully hand blended with smooth rich Yunnan golden buds to create a supremely classic infusion that can be enjoyed at any time of day.Caffeine Content: Medium Brisk, Full BodyWinner: Best Black Iced ...

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Tiger Hill Estate Nilgiri Black Tea

Tiger Hill Estate Nilgiri Black Tea

Nilgiris are full-bodied Indian teas with light color and aroma. Tiger Hill Nilgiri produces a more robust tea then typical Nilgiris and has a darker liquor color, while still maintaining the fine characteristics of Nilgiri teas from South India. This tea is smooth and easy to drink any time of ...

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Nilgiri Tea Leaves​ from India (225 Cups), 2016​ Prime Season Season Harvest

Nilgiri Tea Leaves​ from India (225 Cups), 2016​ Prime Season Season Harvest

EXCLUSIVE QUALITY - Peak Season Nilgiri Black Tea with a Rich Flavor & Aroma DELICIOUS TASTE - Can be Served with or without milk/sugar, Hot or as Iced Tea. PURE & UNBLENDED - 100% Pure Unblended Nilgiri Tea Certified by the Tea Board of India DIRECT FROM INDIA - Based in ...

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I think Nilgiri is one of the best values in Indian tea. Very high quality for money.

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