• Assam Namsang Summer Black

  • A delicious malty Assam with notes of dates palm & cocoa

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      Straight from Assam

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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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      Picked & Processed

      16th-17th August'22

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

      19th August'22

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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'22

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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.

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      Ready to Ship

      20th August'22

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Carved from the tropical rainforest in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas, the Namsang tea estate is remotely located in the Upper Assam Valley. Home to over 277 bird species, and the rare one-horned Indian rhino, the isolated location along with the slight elevation of the estate gives the tea high grown character. This summer the cup has deep malty flavors with notes of date palm, cocoa, and a hint of wood. A sublime experience of the Summer Harvest, '22!

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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 Assamica

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    Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains High

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    Time Of Day Recommended time to savor for the best tea experience Morning

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    Picking date 16-Aug-2022

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    Best consumed Hot

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    Grade GTGFOP1 - Golden Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Wiry, long and full of golden buds - Representative of fineness of the produce. STGFOP1

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    Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch OR-527

    the experience

    (liquor)

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    aroma

    Marked by notes of malt, cocoa, date-palm with muted woody undertones

    appearance

    Bright Amber

    taste

    A robust, Assam cup which opens on a delicious register of malt and gradually opens up to reveal subtle sweet accents akin to date palm joined with cocoa-like texture towards the middle, rendering a layer of depth and well-rounded feel to the liquor. Light woody tones coat the palate in the aftertaste, making for a memorable experience.

    COMPLEMENTS

    A hearty breakfast spread of buttered toast, jam and fresh fruits

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Fresh nuts, hint of malt, biscotti with a gourmet heart of nougat

    appearance

    Short, finely-sized, blackish leaves with some golden tips

    infusion

    aroma

    Sweet; akin to raisins with subtle honeyed and candied-fruity accents

    appearance

    Slightly open, mix of dark brown and bright-coppery leaves; some with matte-green hues

    steeping notes

    Water

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    5 fl oz / 150 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 / 0.09 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

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    Honey

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    Milk

    Best consumed

    To enhance your tea-drinking experience

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    Where this tea comes from

    NAMSANG

    TEA ESTATE

    ASSAM, India

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    Located about 897.1 km from our facility

    Point A-Namsang Tea Estate Point B - Teabox

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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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