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Picked & Processed
14th - 15th May
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
Meaning ‘home of the birds', Singbulli tea estate is located about 40 kms from Darjeeling. Planted in 1924, this estate lies amongst picturesque monasteries and pure, crystal-clear lakes. Year after year, Singbulli is famed for producing exceptional Oolong teas. We have procured this batch, fresh from the finely plucked young, clonal AV2 varietals, from the Tingling division, at 4500 feet, of the estate. An organic offering from this revered tea garden, this cup is immensely smooth with a delicate floral texture and notes of Asiatic lilies and fuchsia peonies. Luscious fruity hints like muskmelon and peaches ebb towards the middle while ending on a hint of radiant camellias. Steep it again and add ice for an even refreshing experience. The freshest and aromatic cup of first flush 2021 from Darjeeling you ever have!
Season The season of teas picked between the four flushes(harvests) of the year First
Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Clonal
Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains Low
Time Of Day Recommended time to savor for the best tea experience Anytime
Picking date 14-May-2021
Best consumed Hot/Cold
Grade SFTGFOP1 – Special Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Representative of a superlative whole leaf tea made from the finest of leaves and buds of the plant with long, wiry twisted appearance. SFTGFOP1
Invoice Unique Reference Number For this Batch MEX-11
Fragrant; reminiscent of Asiatic lilies, fuchsia peony along with muskmelon and mild citrusy accents
A light-bodied, smooth cup which feels soft and envelops the palate with a delicate floral texture, redolent of Asiatic lilies and fuchsia peonies which gradually grow into prominence and defines the theme of this cup. Delectable fruity flavors similar to muskmelon and tasty peaches is discernible towards the middle and around the edges, rendering more depth and mellow texture to the liquor. Subte fresh-green accents shore up towards the end which however ebb to finish on a luminous fragrance evoking dapper camellias, making for a distinguished feel on the palate. The second steep is equally enjoyable and brings forth sweet, grape-like flavors and is recommended with ice for an exhilarating experience.
Best enjoyed on its own or a bowl of fresh fruits
Cashew, candied apricot, starfruit with fresh floral hints and mellow accents of white nougat
Elegant, long, lightly rolled emerald-green leaves mixed with ample, silvery buds with pubescence and some olive-green leaf cuttings
Refreshing, marked by hints of fragrant ivy, fresh sap, damson plums and delightful accents of vine peach
Bright, young, olive-green leaves; some with open leaves and two leaves & a bud
Recommended Steeps 2
6 fl oz / 180 ml
Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered
176oF -185oF / 80oC -85oC
Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature
3 tsp / 0.09 oz / 2.5 g
Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water
Infuse the leaves for a recommended time
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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!
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