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Picked & Processed
24th June - 25th June
Arrived at TeaboxWithin 24 hours of manufacture at the estate we receive our teas.
Sorted & CleanedWe sort the tea according to its grade, to ensure only whole leaves are sent to you, not the fannings and dust.
Vacuum PackedWe vacuum pack to preserve the freshness of your teas from its 4 enemies - Light, heat, moisture and oxygen.
Stored @ -5°cTeabox 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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KNOW YOUR TEA
Established in 1869, the Seeyok Tea Estate in Darjeeling is one of the most reputed tea gardens in the world. Apart from being organic, Seeyok is one of the few estates that exercises bio-dynamic practices and plans the harvest according to the lunar calendar. This tea plucked on auspicious strawberry moon night, an event that comes once a year, makes the tea leaf even more succulent. Picked by expert pluckers from a designated section of the garden situated at 5500 feet, this tea is made exclusively for Teabox. We have procured this limited edition tea fresh from Seeyok. As you begin sipping, notes of Muscat grapes and Mirabelle plums arrive on the palate and stay for the entire duration. Notes of cedar and chestnuts ebb towards the middle with delicious accents of black currants in the aftertaste. The second steep emanates the vibrant texture of sweet grapes. An unforgettable cup of second flush 2021, a true connoisseurs' experience!
Season The season of teas picked between the four flushes(harvests) of the year Second Flush
Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Muscatel
Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains Medium
Time Of Day Recommended time to savor for the best tea experience Anytime
Picking date 24-Jun-2021
Best consumed Hot
Grade FTGFOP1 - Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Long,twisted and fairly tippy although less wiry when compared to SFTGFOP. FTGFOP1
Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch DJ-80
Pronounced notes of Muscat grapes, Mirabelle plum, hint of berries and muted floral accents
A medium-bodied, lively cup which beams with luscious fruity attributes. It starts out with a pronounced note of Muscat grapes interlaced with exquisite flavors of Mirabelle plum which envelop the palate and gradually grow big towards the middle. These flavors hum along throughout the length of the cup; complemented by delicate notes of cedar and chestnuts; adding more variety to a superlative Muscatel experience. Delectable tones of black currants can be picked up in the aftertaste. The second steep at 4 mins brings forth invigorating accents of clementine zest joined with sweet-grapey textures.
Semi-hard cheeses, pasta, Greek salad, pancakes, croissant, waffles and savory pies
Toasted nuts, cashew, carob, hint of stone-fruits with a gourmet score of marzipan
Medium-sized, tightly rolled, blackish-brown leaves with ample golden buds and some open brown leaves
Big notes of vine peach, grapes , red berries along with muted tones of orange blossom
Short, mix of bright coppery and light brown leaves; some with young buds
Recommended Steeps 2
6 fl oz / 180 ml
Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered
185oF -194oF / 85oC -90oC
Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature
2 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g
Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water
Infuse the leaves for a recommended time
Where this tea comes from
Located about 63.5 km from our facility
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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
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
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.
Feel every accent. Taste every note. A journey into the firework of taste and texture of the cup!
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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