• Margaret's Hope Summer Chinary Black

  • A luscious Darjeeling cup with notes of Mirabelle plums.

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    Freshness Journey

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

      17th-18th August

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

      19th August

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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.

      19th August

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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.

      19th August

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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.

      19th August

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      Ready to Ship

      20th August

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Earlier known as Bara Ringtong, this revered tea estate was established in 1864 and rechristened as Margaret's Hope in 1927. A picturesque garden with two rivers flowing through and hosts a view of the incredible Himalayan peaks. We have traveled to this iconic tea estate to sample this freshly made Indian single estate tea. Medium-bodied, brisk with notes of Mirabelle plums and hints of nuts and red berries, experience a splendid cup 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 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 Afternoon

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    Picking date 17-Aug-2021

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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

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    Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch DJ-220

    the experience

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    aroma

    Lifted notes of oak wood, shelled nuts, hints of Mirabelle plum along with soft tones of red berries

    appearance

    Dark Amber

    taste

    A medium-bodied, brisk cup which feels ample in the mouth and starts with a soft woody texture which however subside gradually to reveal a heart resonating with luscious notes of Mirabelle plum. Subtle earthy accents joined with notes of shelled nuts shore up around the edges, adding a layer of depth and vivacious intensity to the liquor. Muted accents of red berries is discernible towards the end which lingers on, making for a memorable experience of Summer chinary black from this fabled tea estate.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Ideal with a light snack of sandwiches and salads

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    dry leaf

    aroma

    Toasted nuts, biscotti, hints of cocoa and delicate amber-like accents

    appearance

    Tightly rolled, blackish-brown leaves with a scattering of some buds and some, open brown leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Young bark, wet earth, vegetal with muted musky nuances

    appearance

    Short, semi-open, mix of dark-coppery and matte-green leaves; some with 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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    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

    condiments

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    Drink Plain

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    Sugar

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    Honey

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    Milk

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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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