• Assam Mangalam Gold Summer Black

  • Notes of Maple syrup & cocoa brighten up this Assam cup.

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      Straight from Assam

      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

      27th-28th August

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

      31st 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.

      1st September

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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.

      1st September

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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.

      1st September

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      Ready to Ship

      2nd September

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Spread across 118-hectares in the Sibsagar district of Assam, the Mangalam tea estate is a proponent of the ideal layout of modern tea plantations. Close tea bush planting with 100% high-quality clonal teas, we have procured this exceptional black tea fresh and full of golden tips. Full-bodied, brisk, malty with notes of maple syrup, dried raisins & cocoa, it's an unforgettable experience 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 Clonal

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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 Afternoon

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    Picking date 27-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 OR-451

    the experience

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    aroma

    Marked by notes of malt, maple syrup along with hints of cocoa and dried drupes

    appearance

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    taste

    A full-bodied, robust cup which opens on a delicious register of malt which gradually subside to reveal a heart resonating with luscious tones of maple syrup and dried raisins. Muted fruity accents akin to dried drupes shore up around the edges which however ebb to finish on furtive notes of cocoa, rendering greater depth and rounded feel on the palate. The sweetness lingers on, making for a sublime experience of Assam orthodox black tea.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Freshly buttered toast, sable, croissant, scrambled eggs, pancake, tart, puff pastry

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Almond, vanilla, hints of malt along with a gourmet score of nougatine

    appearance

    Tightly rolled, short, blackish leaves with a scattering of attractive golden tips

    infusion

    aroma

    Lifted notes of dates, malt, hints of honey interlaced with muted earthy accents

    appearance

    Open, mix of dark and light-coppery 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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    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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    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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    Where this tea comes from

    MANGALAM

    TEA ESTATE

    Assam, India

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    Located about 834.7 km from our facility

    Point A- Mangalam 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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