• Glendale Winter Frost Twirl Black

  • A luscious cup of fruits & wintergreen aromas from Nilgiris.

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      Straight from Sikkim

      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 within 2-4 days

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    Freshness Journey

    Our Unique & Transparent procurement process, from leaf to cup
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      Picked & Processed

      19th - 20th February

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

      27th February

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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 March

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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.

      2nd March

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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.

      2nd March

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      Ready to Ship

      3rd March

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    In the last few years, Glendale has gained recognition for producing exquisite winter flush teas. With a distinct character and a unique flavor profile- the winter flush teas from this estate have earned a great appreciation from tea aficionados. This year's winter cup is a memorable one. As you start tasting this cup, delicate fruity flavors arrive and stay for the entire duration. Notes of wintergreen oil add a distinguished texture in the middle and end on a sweet fragrance of amaryllis, a rare medium-bodied cup of winter flush from the blue hills!

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

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Frost

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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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    Picking date 19-Feb-2021

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    the experience

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    aroma

    Marked by notes of raw melon, wintergreen oil, hint of forest greens and muted floral accents

    appearance

    Light Orange

    taste

    The liquor is medium-bodied, brisk and has a distinct character to it. Delicate fruity flavors akin to cantaloupe is discernible immediately and hums along throughout the length of the cup. Towards the middle, vibrant notes of wintergreen oil come through; intensifying the flavors and rendering an unique texture to the liquor. A mild leafy note can be perceived around the edges which however ebb to finish on subtle, sweet fragrance of amaryllis; which lingers on making for a memorable experience of Winter Frost teas from the Blue Hills.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Light desserts, like vanilla cake and scones, salads with creamy dressing, halloumi and tropical fruits

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Nutty, leafy, cedar with subtle stone-fruity accents and sweet, floral tones

    appearance

    Well-twisted, long, blackish leaves with a scattering of odd, emerald-green open leaves

    infusion

    aroma

    Refreshing; redolent of jasmine, patchouli, wintergreen oil and mild fruity undertones

    appearance

    Long and whole bright, olive-green leaves; some with one leaf and a bud

    steeping notes

    Water

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    180 ml

    Use O2 rich water, running stream or RO filtered

    Temperature

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    85oC -90oC

    Get the water temperature right to the recommended temperature

    Leaves

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    2 tsp / 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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