Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White
Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White

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Darjeeling Castleton Moonlight Summer White

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Delight your senses with an exquisite tea that is as light and floral as it is visually enchanting, pure and exquiste like the Moonlight!

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Freshness Journey

The only close-to-source facility in India. Teabox's unique procurement process have our teas arrive within just 3 hrs after direct sourcing from the garden. On arrival, they are sealed and packed within 48 hrs, ready to be shipped to your doorstep - The world's freshest Indian teas.
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    Picked & Processed

    27th-28th June'23

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

    29th June'23

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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.

    29th June'23

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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.

    29th June'23

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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.

    29th June'23

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    Ready to Ship

    30th June'23

This tea comes from

CASTLETON

TEA ESTATE

Darjeeling, India

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Located about 42 km from our facility

Point A- Castleton Tea Estate
Point B Teabox

SPECIFICATION

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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 Moonlight

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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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Time Of Day Recommended Time to Savor For The Best Tea Experience Anytime

CERTIFICATION

TASTING NOTES

Aroma

Lifted notes of honeysuckle, peony blossom with soft grapey undertones.

Appearance

Bright Orange.

Taste

Crafted from pure AV2 bushes, a captivating cup of tea offering a harmonious interplay of delectable floral-fruity attributes. From the very first sip, you'll be greeted by the sweet embrace of delicate floral notes reminiscent of honeysuckle and peony blossom, which linger throughout the experience. As you continue to explore, you'll uncover tropical fruity undertones akin to muskmelon intermingled with soft honeyed accents, adding a layer of depth and a luscious texture to the tea. And just when you think the journey is complete, the infusion concludes with a hint of sweet-grapey tones, leaving a lasting impression that evokes the essence of Summer Moonlight Whites from this iconic plantation.

TASTING NOTES

Top Note

Honeysuckle

Heart Note

Muskmelon

Base Note

Sweet grapes

Steeping notes

WATER

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150 ml

Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered

TEMPERATURE

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80°C-85°C

Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

LEAVES

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3 Tsp / 2.5 g

Use the suggested quantity above with the approximate water

TIME

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5 Mins

Infuse the leaves for the recommended time by our Tea experts

CAFFEINE

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Low

The amount of caffeine this tea contains

NO. OF STEEPS

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2

BEST CONSUMED

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Hot

CONDIMENTS

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You can Drink Plain

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100% PURE & FRESH DARJEELING TEA

Certified by the Tea Board of India under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. Darjeeling CTM License No.- DJ/489/13032015/TE

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TEA BOARD OF INDIA LICENCE

DARJEELING CTM LICENCE

With the rise of adulterated Darjeeling teas blended with teas from different regions, it is important to choose an authentic Indian brand. All of our Darjeeling teas, sourced fresh from the gardens, are sold with a valid CTM license.

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There are different varieties of teas available such as Black Teas, Green Teas, White Teas, Oolong Teas, Chai, Tisanes & Flavored Blends 

Our teas are fresh because we buy the first pick of every season and take utmost care of the same once it reaches our facility. Tea has 4 enemies - Light, moisture, oxygen and heat. In our dehumidified facility we ensure they are packed and stored well. The dehumidifier helps to keep the moisture levels intact and also helps keep the optimum temperature in place. The teas are then immediately bulk vacuum packed to keep the moisture and oxygen at bay. This unique process ensures our teas fresh as the day they were processed at the estates.


Freshness matters because tea is an agricultural product and also hygroscopic in nature. Which means, if the teas travel through warehouses and different temperatures it loses its inherent flavor and health properties. Fresh tea tastes better and is healthier.

We procure teas directly from different Indian tea estates. We have stringent quality parameters in place to ensure we procure only the finest high grade premium teas from these gardens.

Tea leaves are known to remain fresh when stored under controlled atmospheric conditions. All our single estate teas can be consumed before 24 months. This may vary depending on the tea, please refer to your packaging for the same.

Each tea and tea type have their own steeping instructions. Please refer to the individual tea’s steeping instructions. Our team ensures that you get the right water temperature, steeping tme and the no. of steeps in each tea for a better tea experience. You could also refer to our Steeping page for more details.

As explained in the previous question, its our unique processing and storage that helps us to keep the teas in the optimal condition. So, no matter what the date of picking is, the tea when vacuum packed and kept in dehumidifiers will retain their freshness.

Our chais and blends are made in small batches to ensure that the tea remains fresh and not stored for months before it reaches you.

 Black teas are the most oxidized(aged) of all tea types. They undergo every step of tea processing from plucking, withering, rolling, oxidation, and drying. For fresh black teas, oxidation is a significant step as this is where the flavour of the teas is built. Consequently, black teas possess a stronger flavour profile than white, green, or oolong teas. Loose leaf black teas can be made in an orthodox way or by using mechanized techniques (CTC). Like all teas, there are many black tea benefits which makes it a healthy alternative to high-caffeine beverages.

Like almost all other teas, the white tea leaves come from the same Camellia sinensis plant. The name ‘white tea’ comes from the fine, silvery‐white hairs that cover the unopened buds of the plant. However, when steeped, the liquid tea is not white or transparent but rather a pale, light yellow. Although there exists no consensus on how white tea should be processed, there are two commonly accepted methods. The first involves minimal processing, where the loose leaves are withered for a long time before they are dried, and in the second, the loose leaves are first steamed or fired in order to deactivate polyphenol oxidase, and then dried.

Fresh white teas are an antioxidant powerhouse. Antioxidants are the body’s protective agents against free radicals, chronic disease, and inflammation. Since they have high antioxidant value, which makes it an excellent ally for natural weight loss.

Oolongs teas are made from the leaves of Camellia sinensis. What sets it apart from the blacks or whites or greens is the single step of oxidation. Oolongs fits between black and green teas by being partially oxidized. Its leaves are usually formed in one of two unique styles: rolling them long and curly or ‘wrap‐ curling’ the leaves into small bead‐like shapes, sometimes with a tail.

Drinking tea can do wonders for your health and Oolong tea is no exception. This impressively healthy zero-calorie drink is a start to your weight loss program. Organic oolong tea is packed with alkaloids, including caffeine that can boost your mental and physical well-being, increase serotonin production, and counter free radicals. One smart way of burning calories is the regular consumption of oolong teas.

You can contact us on help@teabox.com We will be happy to assist you.

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Customer Reviews

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Eddie

I love the loose tea and the way I can brew like pour over coffee.

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Kyle Fredrickson
Great

This tea is exceptional. It is exactly what I need on Saturday mornings at home. Very impressed with TeaBox. Will be ordering TB again.

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Robert Zenenberg
Excellent

Excellent quality. Very fresh.

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Alexandre
Tasty and subtle

When white tea rhymes with tasty. I love it. It reminds me my Darjeeling journey. I can clearly remind the multiple entries to the Castleton gardens.

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Lou
It's a beautiful thing

My new order of Castleton Moonlight Summer White Tea arrives just in time to keep me warm as Fall arrives here. Once again, another delicious, delicate White Tea from Tea box. This is my third order in two years, have also enjoyed Margaret’s Hope Exotic White, Classic Spring Black and Darjeeling Special White. This teas aroma is that of a Fall Garden after the rain, its aromatic taste somewhere between floral and fruity, bit woody with perhaps a hint of plum. Keep up the good work of disrupting the industry and providing good service to your customers.

Sincerely,
Lou de H. from N.Y.C.