• Darjeeling Spring Clonal Black

  • A light-bodied Darjeeling cup with 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 | 16 cups

    $33.99

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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
      Period of Manufacture

      26th-28th April

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

      29th April

    • 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.

      29th April

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

      29th April

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

      29th April

    • freshness-6
      Ready to Ship

      30th April

    description

    Masterfully crafted from young tea leaves, we have made this tea only from the finest clonals picked from the revered estates of Darjeeling. This fresh batch is immensely aromatic, offering a unique combination of fruity and light vegetal characteristics. Sweet notes of muskmelon arrive as you begin to sip with vibrant zesty notes of mangosteen. The base note is floral. An invigorating cup of first flush 2021!

    the experience

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    liquor

    aroma

    Soft floral along with notes of muskmelon, hints of greens and mangosteen

    appearance

    Gold

    taste

    A light-bodied, brisk cup which starts with a pleasant sensation of muskmelon interlaced with delectable note of nectarines; rendering a sweet, fruity impression on the palate. Towards the middle, light vegetal undertones can be perceived which mingles with tart-sweet flavors of mangosteen around the edges, rendering a vivacious intensity to the liquor. A pinch of fresh hazelnuts is discernible towards the end which however ebb to finish of invigorating floral accents; making for a distinguished finish.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Caprese salad, vanilla cake, waffles, scones and macaroons

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Hint sweet; akin to golden raisins, nougat, red apricots along with flowery-woody resonances

    appearance

    Loosely rolled, medium-sized, blackish-green leaves interspersed with some silvery buds, untwisted long leaves and olive-green leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Fresh-smelling with light zesty fragrance and invigorating accents of frangipani

    appearance

    Short, mix of open, bright and olive-green leaves; some with stems detached

    Product-Page-Steeping
    steeping notes

    cold filtered O2 Rich Water

    Temperature

    Tea Leaves

    Time

    hot

    6 fl oz / 180 ml

    185°F -194°F / 90℃ -95℃

    2.5 tsp / 0.11 oz / 3 g

    3-4 mins

    Recommended number of steeps - 1

    condiments

    Lemon

    Drink Plain

    Sugar

    Honey

    TIME OF DAY
    Anytime
    CAFFEINE
    Medium
    BEST CONSUMED
    Hot
    SEASON
    First
    SPECIALTY
    Clonal
    SKU FFCCLB | GRADE FTGFOP1

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

    • freshness-1
      Period of Manufacture

      26th-28th April

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

      29th April

    • 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.

      29th April

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

      29th April

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

      29th April

    • freshness-6
      Ready to Ship

      30th April

    description

    Masterfully crafted from young tea leaves, we have made this tea only from the finest clonals picked from the revered estates of Darjeeling. This fresh batch is immensely aromatic, offering a unique combination of fruity and light vegetal characteristics. Sweet notes of muskmelon arrive as you begin to sip with vibrant zesty notes of mangosteen. The base note is floral. An invigorating cup of first flush 2021!

    aroma:
    Soft floral along with notes of muskmelon, hints of greens and mangosteen
    appearance:
    Gold
    taste:
    A light-bodied, brisk cup which starts with a pleasant sensation of muskmelon interlaced with delectable note of nectarines; rendering a sweet, fruity impression on the palate. Towards the middle, light vegetal undertones can be perceived which mingles with tart-sweet flavors of mangosteen around the edges, rendering a vivacious intensity to the liquor. A pinch of fresh hazelnuts is discernible towards the end which however ebb to finish of invigorating floral accents; making for a distinguished finish.
    COMPLEMENTS:
    Caprese salad, vanilla cake, waffles, scones and macaroons
    aroma

    Hint sweet; akin to golden raisins, nougat, red apricots along with flowery-woody resonances

    appearance

    Loosely rolled, medium-sized, blackish-green leaves interspersed with some silvery buds, untwisted long leaves and olive-green leaf cuttings

    aroma

    Fresh-smelling with light zesty fragrance and invigorating accents of frangipani

    appearance

    Short, mix of open, bright and olive-green leaves; some with stems detached

    cold filtered O2 Rich Water

    6 fl oz / 180 ml

    Temperature

    185°F -194°F
    / 90℃ -95℃

    Tea Leaves

    2.5 tsp / 0.11 oz / 3 g

    Time

    3-4 mins

    HOT

    Lemon

    Drink Plain

    Sugar

    Honey

    TIME OF DAY Anytime
    CAFFEINE Medium
    BEST CONSUMED Hot
    SEASON First
    SPECIALTY Clonal
    SKU FFCCLB
    GRADE FTGFOP1