• Teabox Roasted Darjeeling Black

  • A Darjeeling cup with notes of burnt wood & smoky aromas.

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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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    Freshness Journey

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

      13th-14th April

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

      15th April

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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.

      15th April

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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.

      15th April

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      Ready to Ship

      16th April

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Sourced fresh from the iconic tea plantations of Darjeeling, this blend is a unique selection of black teas. A full-bodied cup that starts with pronounced notes of burnt wood. Around the middle, smoke and firewood aromas arrive, immediately balanced by pleasant raw fruity accents. The aftertaste is of red berries. Add a dash of milk to enhance the flavors even more. A smoky rich cup, ideal for all Darjeeling tea lovers!

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

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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 High

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

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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

    Marked by notes of burnt wood, unripe tree fruit,smoky with subtle hint of red berries

    appearance

    Dark Amber

    taste

    A full-bodied, brisk cup which starts with pronounced notes of burnt wood interlaced with a subtle earthy character which hums along throughout. Pleasant hints of astringency is discernible towards the middle and around the edges from the smoky and firewood flavors; which however is balanced by pleasant raw fruity tones towards the finish. A savoury aftertaste of red berries leaves a radiant feel on the palate.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Cheddar cheese, macaroni and dark chocolate

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Caramel, toasted nuts, hay with undercurrents of firewood

    appearance

    Mixed, tightly rolled, blackish leaves with a scattering of brown and olive-green leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Stewed fruit, tree bark, wet earth along with mild smoky accents

    appearance

    Short, mix of reddish-brown and dark green 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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    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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    Sugar

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    Honey

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    Milk

    Best consumed

    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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