• Temi Summer Muscatel Black

  • A Sikkim cup with notes of Mirabelle plums & nectarines.

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      Straight from Sikkim

      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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    Freshness Journey

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

      20th-21st July

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

      22nd July

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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.

      23rd July

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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.

      23rd July

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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.

      23rd July

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      Ready to Ship

      24th July

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Established in 1969, certified Organic and a laurelled tea estate, Temi Tea garden is the only tea plantation in Sikkim and is known to be the finest in producing specialty teas. Picked at 5000 ft. in the foothills of the Himalayas, we have procured this rare Muscatel straight from its beautiful terroir. This fine Indian single estate tea is medium-bodied, beaming with fruity aromas. Mirabelle plums and nectarines envelop the palate right at the start. Notes of cedar and stone fruits encircle around the edges, with exquisite notes of pink pralines arriving in the aftertaste. A sublime experience of Indian Summer harvest 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 Muscatel

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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 Evening

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    Picking date 20-Jul-2021

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    Best consumed Hot

    the experience

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    aroma

    Pronounced note of nectarines, Mirabelle plum, hints of cedar along with muted musky accents

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    taste

    A medium-bodied, brisk cup which feels ample in the mouth and beams with radiant fruity characters right from the start. Delectable notes of Mirabelle plum and nectarines envelop the palate right at the start and hums along, rendering a distinct texture to the liquor. An underlying muskiness flows throughout, complemented by subtle undertones of cedar and luscious stone-fruity accents which shore up around the edges and towards the finish. Taking the experience a notch higher is exquisite notes of pink pralines in the aftertaste.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Best enjoyed on its own or with cheese sandwich, freshly buttered toast, croissants and pancakes

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    dry leaf

    aroma

    Marked by notes of mille-feuille, dried apricot, hints of cashew along with soft note of acai berries

    appearance

    Short, well-rolled, blackish-brown leaves with a scattering of mahogany-tinted open leaves

    infusion

    aroma

    Light musky along with notes of ripened tree fruit and undercurrents of vine peach

    appearance

    Mix of bright, coppery-brown leaves; some with emerald-green hues

    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

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    Drink Plain

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    Sugar

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    Honey

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