• Darjeeling Ruby

  • A zesty Darjeeling cup with fruity accents of grapes & cedar

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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

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    Freshness Journey

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

      22nd-23rd July'22

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

      25th July'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.

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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

      26th July'22

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Handpicked after a spell of rain in the mountains and rolled at medium pressure the brisk summer cup of mixed clonal picked from an average elevation of 4500 ft, is light-bodied with delicious fruity notes. The palate is suffused with a distinct texture with accents of grapefruit and cantaloupes. The cup finishes on notes of cedar making each sip of this exquisite tea a distinguished experience of 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 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

    Pronounced note of cantaloupe, grapefruit, hint of honeysuckle along with notes of cedar

    appearance

    Bright Orange

    taste

    A light-bodied, pleasantly supple cup which starts with a soft, floral texture and gradually evolves to reveal delectable tones of grapefruit interlaced with mellow accents of cantaloupe, rendering greater depth and variety to the liquor. Furtive grapey tones are discernible around the edges which however ebb to finish on exquisite tones of cedar. A treat for the discerning palate !

    COMPLEMENTS

    Best enjoyed on its own or Caprese salad, vanilla cake, pancakes or with a bowl of fresh fruit

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Cashew, biscotti, hint of vanilla with a gourmet score of mille-feuille

    appearance

    Medium-sized, blackish leaves with a scattering of ample, young, creamy-golden buds and odd open, brown leaf cuttings

    infusion

    aroma

    Slightly aromatic; redolent of amaryllis complemented by notes of vine peach and hints of patchouli

    appearance

    Long, open, coppery-brown leaves interspersed with matte-green leaves; some with one leaf and a bud

    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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    2.5 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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    Drink Plain

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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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