• Thurbo Spring Chinary Black

  • A Darjeeling cup of luscious fruity flavors & zesty hints.

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    Size

    3.5 oz | 40 cups
    0.35 oz | 4 cups
    17.63 oz | 200 cups

    $15.99

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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

      10th - 11th May

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

      12th 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.

      13th May

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

      13th May

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

      13th May

    • freshness-6
      Ready to Ship

      14th May

    description

    Planted in 1872, this gorgeous tea garden spreads out over 494 hectares. Situated in the idyllic Mirik region, very close to the Nepalese border, the garden enjoys panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga and is laced with rivers and rivulets - Mechi river to the North and Rangbang river to the South marking its boundaries. Thurbo tea estate has a reputation for manufacturing some of the best Darjeeling teas. This year's batch is unforgettable. As you begin sipping, sweet fruity notes arrive with hints of peach towards the middle. Subtle zesty tones with a hint of guava arrive towards the end, making it a unique cup of first flush 2021.

    the experience

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    liquor

    aroma

    Lifted notes of honey-dew melon, peach with light vegetal and zesty undertones

    appearance

    Bright Orange

    taste

    A medium-bodied, brisk cup which starts with sweet, fruity notes similar to honeydew melon which renders an unique texture on the palate. A nuanced undercurrent of peach is discernible towards the middle which gradually gives way to furtive floral nuances which come in around the edges, adding more depth and robust character to the liquor. Subtle zesty tones come through towards the finish, which however ebb to finish on delicious guava-like flavors, which lingers on making for a distinguished finish.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Cucumber sandwich, garden salad with cream dressing and dried fruits

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Fresh nuts, hay, cashew, carambola with a gourmet score of white nougat

    appearance

    Wiry, medium-sized, blackish-green leaves interspersed with some untwisted black leaves and odd olive-green leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Soft floral with hints of fresh sap, wet earth and candied fruity accents

    appearance

    Short, slightly open, olive-green leaves; some with light coppery tints intertwined with stems

    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℃

    2 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g

    5 mins

    Recommended number of steeps - 1

    condiments

    Lemon

    Drink Plain

    Sugar

    Honey

    PICKING DATE
    10-May-2021
    TIME OF DAY
    Evening
    CAFFEINE
    Medium
    BEST CONSUMED
    Hot
    SEASON
    First
    SPECIALTY
    Chinary
    SKU FFTBCHB | GRADE FTGFOP1 | INVOICE DJ-25
    CERTIFICATIONS


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

    • freshness-1
      Picked & Processed

      10th - 11th May

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

      12th 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.

      13th May

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

      13th May

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

      13th May

    • freshness-6
      Ready to Ship

      14th May

    description

    Planted in 1872, this gorgeous tea garden spreads out over 494 hectares. Situated in the idyllic Mirik region, very close to the Nepalese border, the garden enjoys panoramic views of the Kanchenjunga and is laced with rivers and rivulets - Mechi river to the North and Rangbang river to the South marking its boundaries. Thurbo tea estate has a reputation for manufacturing some of the best Darjeeling teas. This year's batch is unforgettable. As you begin sipping, sweet fruity notes arrive with hints of peach towards the middle. Subtle zesty tones with a hint of guava arrive towards the end, making it a unique cup of first flush 2021.

    aroma:
    Lifted notes of honey-dew melon, peach with light vegetal and zesty undertones
    appearance:
    Bright Orange
    taste:
    A medium-bodied, brisk cup which starts with sweet, fruity notes similar to honeydew melon which renders an unique texture on the palate. A nuanced undercurrent of peach is discernible towards the middle which gradually gives way to furtive floral nuances which come in around the edges, adding more depth and robust character to the liquor. Subtle zesty tones come through towards the finish, which however ebb to finish on delicious guava-like flavors, which lingers on making for a distinguished finish.
    COMPLEMENTS:
    Cucumber sandwich, garden salad with cream dressing and dried fruits
    aroma

    Fresh nuts, hay, cashew, carambola with a gourmet score of white nougat

    appearance

    Wiry, medium-sized, blackish-green leaves interspersed with some untwisted black leaves and odd olive-green leaf cuttings

    aroma

    Soft floral with hints of fresh sap, wet earth and candied fruity accents

    appearance

    Short, slightly open, olive-green leaves; some with light coppery tints intertwined with stems

    cold filtered O2 Rich Water

    6 fl oz / 180 ml

    Temperature

    185°F -194°F
    / 85℃ -90℃

    Tea Leaves

    2 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g

    Time

    5 mins

    HOT

    Lemon

    Drink Plain

    Sugar

    Honey

    PICKING DATE 10-May-2021
    TIME OF DAY Evening
    CAFFEINE Medium
    BEST CONSUMED Hot
    SEASON First
    SPECIALTY Chinary
    SKU FFTBCHB
    GRADE FTGFOP1
    CERTIFICATIONS