• Goomtee Special Spring Black (Limited Edition)

  • A limited-edition Darjeeling cup of green & orchid aromas

    $35.99

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      Straight from Darjeeling

      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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      At your doorstep in 7 days

      Ships in 24 hours. Delivers worldwide.

    Freshness Journey

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

      15th - 16th March

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

      17th March

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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.

      17th March

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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.

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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.

      17th March

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      Ready to Ship

      18th March

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Located at just one and a half hours away from our facility, the 122-year-old Goomtee tea estate, from majestic Kurseong, Darjeeling, is famed for producing exceptionally aromatic first flush teas. This year's Goomtee Special Spring Black, produced in limited quantity, is a heavenly sensorial experience. As you begin sipping, vibrant green aromas coat your palate. Towards the middle, notes of unripe tree fruits and peaches arrive, adding depth and character to the cup. The aftertaste is of blooming white orchids, an unforgettable cup of first flush 2021.

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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 Anytime

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    Picking date 15-Mar-2021

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    Best consumed Hot

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    Grade To identify the type, size & quality of dry tea leaf FTGFOP1

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    Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch EXN-04

    the experience

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    aroma

    Vegetal with notes of fresh greens, tree bark, star fruit and muted floral accents

    appearance

    Light gold

    taste

    A light-bodied, brisk cup which resonates with vibrant green attributes, reminiscent of fresh greens, tree bark and cut grass right from the start. These flavors continue to dominate for the most part till it gradually subsides to reveal delightful accents of carambola, unripe tree fruit and hints of peach around the edges; rendering more depth and character to the cup. Delicate accents of white orchids is discernible towards the end, which lingers on in the aftertaste; making for a majestic cup of first flush Darjeeling.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Best enjoyed on its own or with a hearty breakfast spread

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    dry leaf

    aroma

    Fresh cut greens, hazelnut, cedar, hint of candied fruits complemented by light notes of garden flowers

    appearance

    Nicely rolled, medium-sized, imperial green leaves with some silvery buds and olive-green leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Fresh-smelling;with soothing accents of snowdrops, gardenia and subtle citrusy undertones

    appearance

    Bright, olive-green leaves; some with one leaf and a bud interspersed with broad matte-green single leaves

    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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    3 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

    condiments

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    Lemon

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    Drink Plain

    Best consumed

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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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