• Darjeeling Giddapahar Summer Chinary Black

  • A Darjeeling cup with notes of Apricots, cocoa & nuts.

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      Whole leaf, highest tea grade

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    Freshness Journey

    Our Unique & Transparent procurement process, from leaf to cup
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      Picked & Processed

      18th-19th June

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      Arrived at Teabox
      Within 24 hours of manufacture at the estate we receive our teas.

      21st June

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

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

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      Stored @ -5°c
      Teabox is the only brand to have a cold chain processing facility in Darjeeling, that allows teas to be stored at -5°C (at 3-4% moisture levels) to preserve and enhance the shelf life.

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      Ready to Ship

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    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Located in Kurseong Valley, Darjeeling, the beautiful Giddapahar tea estate is situated at 4864 ft. Known for its 120-year-old Chinary bushes, this garden produces top-notch Indian single estate summer flush teas. This year's produce is invigorating and fruity. As you sip, notes of apricots arrive. Subtle undertones of burnt wood and delicate cocoa greet the palate towards the middle. The base note is of chestnuts. A memorable experience of summer harvest Darjeeling 2021!

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    Season The season of teas picked between the four flushes(harvests) of the year Second Flush

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Chinary

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    Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains Medium

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    Time Of Day Recommended time to savor for the best tea experience Afternoon

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    Picking date 18-Jun-2021

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    Best consumed Hot

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    Grade SFTGFOP1 – Special Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Representative of a superlative whole leaf tea made from the finest of leaves and buds of the plant with long, wiry twisted appearance. SFTGFOP1

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    Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch EX-53

    the experience

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    aroma

    Marked by notes of apricot, chestnut, pralines and hints of burnt wood

    appearance

    Dark Amber

    taste

    The liquor is full-bodied, supple and feels ample in the mouth. Delectable fruity tones, akin to apricot envelop the palate right at the start and render a distinct texture to the cup. Subtle undertones of burnt wood interlaced with delicate cocoa-like flavors is discernible towards the middle, adding a layer of depth and vivacious intensity to the liquor. Light nutty flavors come through towards the finish, which however ebb to finish on a delicious sensation of pecan pralines; making for a memorable Chinary experience this summer.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Croissants, muffins, scrambled eggs, buttered toast, sables and puff pastry

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Toasted nuts, biscotti, hints of caramel, candied apricot along with a gourmet heart of macaroons

    appearance

    Wiry, tightly rolled, medium-sized, blackish leaves interspersed with ochre-hued buds and some open brown leaves

    infusion

    aroma

    Earthy with notes of ripened tree fruit, wet vegetation and subtle plum-like resonances

    appearance

    Short, open, bright coppery leaves; some with tints of green

    steeping notes

    Water

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    6 fl oz / 180 ml

    Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered

    Temperature

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    185oF -194oF / 85oC -90oC

    Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

    Leaves

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    2 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g

    Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

    Time

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    5 mins

    Infuse the leaves for a recommended time

    condiments

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    Drink Plain

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    Sugar

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    Honey

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    Milk

    Best consumed

    To enhance your tea-drinking experience

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    Where this tea comes from

    GIDDAPAHAR

    TEA ESTATE

    Darjeeling, India

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    Located about 41.8 km from our facility

    Point A- Giddapahar Tea Estate
    Point B - Teabox

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    CRAFTED BY TEA MASTERS

    with 65+ years of collective experience

    Stringent Quality Checked

    Our teas goes through rigorous 8-step quality checklist to get the final approval

    Nurtured at every step

    Keeping the 4 enemies of Tea at bay - Light, Moisture, Heat & Oxygen

    Nothing but the finest cup

    This tea comes after tasting 85+ samples, by our Master Tasters.

    THE 4 'S' OF TEA EXPERIENCE

    Smell

    The mesmerizing aroma of the dry leaf is one that can’t be missed. Just take a whiff and be transported to a whole new level

    Steep

    Never boil your tea. Make your tea with comfort. Let it infuse at its own speed. Play some music, water your plants, or knock off two pages from the book while your cup steeps.

    Sip

    Feel every accent. Taste every note. A journey into the firework of taste and texture of the cup!

    Savor

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