• Darjeeling Spring Clonal Black

  • A light-bodied Darjeeling cup with tropical fruity flavors.

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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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      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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      Period of Manufacture

      26th-28th April

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

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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.

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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

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    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Masterfully crafted from young tea leaves, we have made this tea only from the finest clonals picked from the revered estates of Darjeeling. This fresh batch is immensely aromatic, offering a unique combination of fruity and light vegetal characteristics. Sweet notes of muskmelon arrive as you begin to sip with vibrant zesty notes of mangosteen. The base note is floral. An invigorating cup of first flush 2021!

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

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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 Medium

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

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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

    Soft floral along with notes of muskmelon, hints of greens and mangosteen

    appearance

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    taste

    A light-bodied, brisk cup which starts with a pleasant sensation of muskmelon interlaced with delectable note of nectarines; rendering a sweet, fruity impression on the palate. Towards the middle, light vegetal undertones can be perceived which mingles with tart-sweet flavors of mangosteen around the edges, rendering a vivacious intensity to the liquor. A pinch of fresh hazelnuts is discernible towards the end which however ebb to finish of invigorating floral accents; making for a distinguished finish.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Caprese salad, vanilla cake, waffles, scones and macaroons

    dryleaves

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    aroma

    Hint sweet; akin to golden raisins, nougat, red apricots along with flowery-woody resonances

    appearance

    Loosely rolled, medium-sized, blackish-green leaves interspersed with some silvery buds, untwisted long leaves and olive-green leaf cuttings

    infusion

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    Fresh-smelling with light zesty fragrance and invigorating accents of frangipani

    appearance

    Short, mix of open, bright and olive-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 / 90oC -95oC

    Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

    Leaves

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    2.5 tsp / 0.11 oz / 3 g

    Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

    Time

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    3-4 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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    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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