|Tea Estate||Castleton Tea Estate|
|Elevation||4000 ft. - 4200 ft.|
|Production Date||1st Week Jun'16|
|2 gm||150ml||95-100 C||3 min||3 Brews|
Castleton Tea Estate was originally planted in 1885 by Dr. Charles Graham, the slopes of Castleton span Kurseong, Pankhabari and the Hill Cart Roads. The name Castleton has been derived from a building that looked like a castle and still exists in Kurseong. This Castle (‘Bank Ghar’) belonged to a money lender who made the grandiose fort. The original name of this garden was Kumseri. The various sections of this gardens have not been given numbers but names such as Bhalu Khop (bear cave), Jim Basha (the erstwhile manager's domain), Dhobitar (washerman’s clothes line), Baseri (resting place). Castleton’s teas are created from select and pure China bushes that are exquisite and delicate. The teas have rose like fragrance, golden like sun-spun amber and are most prized for their unique ‘muscatel’ comparable to sweet summer wines with intense fragrant top notes of musk.