• Darjeeling Spring Chinary Black

  • A brisk Darjeeling cup of fresh green & tree fruit aromas.

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      Whole leaf, highest tea grade

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    Freshness Journey

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

      3rd-5th June

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

      7th June

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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.

      8th June

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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.

      8th June

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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.

      8th June

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      Ready to Ship

      9th June

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Handcrafted by our master tea tasters, we have picked fresh 2021 chinary first flush teas from Darjeeling. This black tea is pleasant, medium-bodied, and brisk. As you sip, vibrant green attributes arrive with notes of unripe tree fruit. With aromas of mangosteen and base notes of dried figs, the experience of this Darjeeling is a memorable one.

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

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Chinary

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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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    Best consumed Hot

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    Grade FTGFOP1 - Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Long,twisted and fairly tippy although less wiry when compared to SFTGFOP. FTGFOP1

    the experience

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    aroma

    Vegetal along with notes of unripe tree fruit, mangosteen, dried figs and subtle nutty accents

    appearance

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    taste

    A pleasantly brisk, medium-bodied cup which starts with a vibrant green texture interlaced with notes of unripe tree fruit. These flavors resonate throughout the entire length and define the character of the cup. Delectable notes of mangosteen are discernible around the edges which ebb to reveal fleeting nutty nuances towards the finish. Mild green tones similar to dried figs can be picked up in the aftertaste, making for a memorable experience of Chinary black tea this Spring.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Fritters, cheese-based salads, crepes, wraps and tropical fruits

    dryleaves

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    aroma

    Hazelnut, biscotti, hay with hints of cedar and a gourmet score of nougatine

    appearance

    Medium-sized, mix of emerald and dark-green leaves interspersed with odd silvery buds and bright green leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Cooked greens, wet bark, vine peach and subtle citrusy accents

    appearance

    Slightly mixed, open, matte-green leaves; some with odd coppery tints and stems detached

    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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    1.5 tsp / 0.07 oz / 2 g

    Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

    Time

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    5 mins

    Infuse the leaves for a recommended time

    condiments

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    Lemon

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    Drink Plain

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    Sugar

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    Honey

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    To enhance your tea-drinking experience

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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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