• Samabeong Spring Black

  • A light-bodied Darjeeling cup of tropical fruity flavors.

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    Size

    3.5 oz | 33 cups
    0.35 oz | 3 cups
    17.63 oz | 166 cups
    1.76 oz | 20 cups

    $39.99

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    100% Freshness Guarantee | Ships Fresh from Darjeeling

    Freshness Journey Our unique & transparent procurement process, from the leaf to cup

    • freshness-1
      Picked & Processed

      29th-30th April

    • freshness-2
      Arrived at Teabox
      within 24 hours of manufacture at the estate we receive our teas.

      3rd May

    • freshness-3
      Sorted & Cleaned
      We sort the tea according to its grade, to ensure only whole leaves are sent to you, not the fannings and dust.

      3rd May

    • freshness-4
      Vacuum Packed
      we vacuum pack to preserve the freshness of your teas from its 4 enemies - Light, heat, moisture and oxygen.

      3rd May

    • freshness-5
      Stored @ 3-4 %
      Moisture levels
      we do it to enhance and preserve the shelf life of the teas.

      3rd May

    • freshness-6
      Ready to Ship

      4th May

    description

    Samabeong tea estate is one of the highest and remotest tea gardens of Darjeeling. Situated in Kalimpong and surrounded by the dense Neora Valley forests, this estate is home to a diverse range of native and migratory Himalayan birds. Known to produce distinguished first flush cups, this tea is organically cultivated at an altitude of 6000 ft. from a section exclusively planted with young, clonal tea plants. This cup is light-bodied and smooth that starts with soft floral tones! Towards the middle, tropical fruity flavors akin to cantaloupes appear. Zesty citron with sweet notes of candied pear can be perceived towards the end, making it a remarkable cup of First flush 2021.

    the experience

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    liquor

    aroma

    Soft floral along with tropical fruity and citrusy accents

    appearance

    Light gold

    taste

    A light-bodied, smooth cup which starts with soft floral tones, akin to peony blossom which gradually ebb to reveal buoyant tropical fruity flavors similar to cantaloupe which gradually gain prominence and defines the flavor profile of the liquor. Fleeting green tones is discernible around the edges, adding a layer of depth and vivacious intensity to the liquor. Vibrant notes of freshly zested citron interlaced with sweet textures of candied white pear can be perceived towards the end, making for a captivating finish.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Ideal on its own or with a light snack

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Sweet; marked by gourmet score of calisson, white chocolate, nougat and hints of cedar

    appearance

    Long, elegantly rolled, mix of emerald and jade-green leaves with some silvery buds and dark green cut leaves

    infusion

    aroma

    Fresh-smelling; redolent of citrus blossom, tree bark, wet earth and hints of vine peach

    appearance

    Bright, tender, olive-green leaves; some with open, broad-sized leaf and two leaves & a bud

    Product-Page-Steeping
    steeping notes

    cold filtered O2 Rich Water

    Temperature

    Tea Leaves

    Time

    hot

    6 fl oz / 180 ml

    185°F -194°F / 85℃ -90℃

    3 tsp / 0.11 oz / 3 g

    4 mins

    Recommended number of steeps - 2

    condiments

    Drink Plain

    Ice

    PICKING DATE
    29-Apr-2021
    TIME OF DAY
    Anytime
    CAFFEINE
    Medium
    BEST CONSUMED
    Hot
    SEASON
    First
    SPECIALTY
    Clonal
    SKU FFSACFB | GRADE SFTGFOP1 | INVOICE DJ-8
    CERTIFICATIONS


    Freshness Journey Our unique & transparent procurement process, from the leaf to cup

    • freshness-1
      Picked & Processed

      29th-30th April

    • freshness-2
      Arrived at Teabox
      within 24 hours of manufacture at the estate we receive our teas.

      3rd May

    • freshness-3
      Sorted & Cleaned
      We sort the tea according to its grade, to ensure only whole leaves are sent to you, not the fannings and dust.

      3rd May

    • freshness-4
      Vacuum Packed
      we vacuum pack to preserve the freshness of your teas from its 4 enemies - Light, heat, moisture and oxygen.

      3rd May

    • freshness-5
      Stored @ 3-4 %
      Moisture levels
      we do it to enhance and preserve the shelf life of the teas.

      3rd May

    • freshness-6
      Ready to Ship

      4th May

    description

    Samabeong tea estate is one of the highest and remotest tea gardens of Darjeeling. Situated in Kalimpong and surrounded by the dense Neora Valley forests, this estate is home to a diverse range of native and migratory Himalayan birds. Known to produce distinguished first flush cups, this tea is organically cultivated at an altitude of 6000 ft. from a section exclusively planted with young, clonal tea plants. This cup is light-bodied and smooth that starts with soft floral tones! Towards the middle, tropical fruity flavors akin to cantaloupes appear. Zesty citron with sweet notes of candied pear can be perceived towards the end, making it a remarkable cup of First flush 2021.

    aroma:
    Soft floral along with tropical fruity and citrusy accents
    appearance:
    Light gold
    taste:
    A light-bodied, smooth cup which starts with soft floral tones, akin to peony blossom which gradually ebb to reveal buoyant tropical fruity flavors similar to cantaloupe which gradually gain prominence and defines the flavor profile of the liquor. Fleeting green tones is discernible around the edges, adding a layer of depth and vivacious intensity to the liquor. Vibrant notes of freshly zested citron interlaced with sweet textures of candied white pear can be perceived towards the end, making for a captivating finish.
    COMPLEMENTS:
    Ideal on its own or with a light snack
    aroma

    Sweet; marked by gourmet score of calisson, white chocolate, nougat and hints of cedar

    appearance

    Long, elegantly rolled, mix of emerald and jade-green leaves with some silvery buds and dark green cut leaves

    aroma

    Fresh-smelling; redolent of citrus blossom, tree bark, wet earth and hints of vine peach

    appearance

    Bright, tender, olive-green leaves; some with open, broad-sized leaf and two leaves & a bud

    cold filtered O2 Rich Water

    6 fl oz / 180 ml

    Temperature

    185°F -194°F
    / 85℃ -90℃

    Tea Leaves

    3 tsp / 0.11 oz / 3 g

    Time

    4 mins

    HOT

    Drink Plain

    Ice

    PICKING DATE 29-Apr-2021
    TIME OF DAY Anytime
    CAFFEINE Medium
    BEST CONSUMED Hot
    SEASON First
    SPECIALTY Clonal
    SKU FFSACFB
    GRADE SFTGFOP1
    CERTIFICATIONS