• Darjeeling Special Summer Oolong

  • A blended oolong with flavors of orange blossom, lends itself to multiple steeps.

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      Straight from Darjeeling

      No middlemen. No auction houses. No exporters.

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      Whole leaf, highest tea grade

      Pure Indian single estate tea experience

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      At your doorstep in 7 days

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    Freshness Journey

    Our Unique & Transparent procurement process, from leaf to cup
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      Period of Manufacture

      27th - 28th July'20

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

      29th July'20

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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.

      29th July'20

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      Ready to Ship

      30th July'20

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    This is a blended oolong with a complex, more-brisk-than-usual character. The dry leaf mix has an abundance of tips which lends brightness to the cup, while the high-fired leaves embolden the brew with darker, more earthy flavors. Its likely to find takers among those with an adventurous palate.

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

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Clonal

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    Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains Low

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

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    Best consumed Hot

    the experience

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    aroma

    Wood, spice and notes of orange blossom in the end

    appearance

    Gold

    taste

    The golden coloured liquor is smooth, clean and light bodied with characters of sweet cinnamon. Marked by notes of orange blossom and wood in the middle. A backdrop of wheat grass is short lived with a slight dry finish. With the second steep citrus notes reveal itself and resemble surinam cherry in the finish.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Semi hard cheeses, honey cake, crepes, hummus with pita bread, fresh fruit

    dryleaves

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    aroma

    Hay, spice and long notes of roasted cumin seeds

    appearance

    Taupe blackish semi rolled long stylish leaves with secure tips

    infusion

    aroma

    Marked by notes of orange blossom and hints of distant jasmine flowers

    appearance

    Long semi open olive green, light coppery leaves

    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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    176oF -185oF / 80oC -85oC

    Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

    Leaves

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    4 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g

    Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

    Time

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    4 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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    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

    Tea is your moment of PAUSE. It’s a break from the world of chaos. Savor the experience, it’s your me time.

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