• Margaret's Hope Classic Summer Chinary Black

  • A mellow summer cup with notes of luscious peaches, cantaloupe and hints of wood

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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 within 2-4 days

      Ships in 24 hours. Delivers worldwide.

    Freshness Journey

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

      14th-15th July'20

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

      16th July'20

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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.

      17th July'20

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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.

      17th July'20

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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.

      17th July'20

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      Ready to Ship

      18th July'20

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Known for producing splendid high-quality teas, the revered Margaret’s Hope Tea Estate has revealed one of its most iconic teas, the classic summer Chinary black tea. A summer blend with an experience like no other, beginning with luscious peaches, the flavor gradually recedes and reveals the classic wet wood notes interlaced with delectable tropical fruity notes akin to cantaloupes. Lingering stone-fruity flavors greet the palate towards the end, making it a delightful mellow journey, and living up to its mark.

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

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    Specialty Represents the cultivar of the tea plant Chinary

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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 Afternoon

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    Picking date 14-Jul-20

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    Best consumed Hot

    the experience

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    aroma

    Marked by notes of peach, oak wood, shelled nuts and subtle undertones of unripe tropical fruit

    appearance

    Light Amber

    taste

    A medium-bodied, mellow cup, feels quite ample in the mouth and starts with delectable peachy flavors which gradually subside to reveal clean notes of wet wood interlaced with subtle tropical fruity notes, akin to cantaloupe, which hum along throughout the length of the cup. Light tartness is discernible around the edges, adding a layer of depth and texture to the liquor. Furtive nutty accents come through towards the finish, which however ebb to finish on lingering stone-fruity flavors, making for a memorable experience of Summer chinary black tea from this iconic estate.

    COMPLEMENTS

    Ideal with a light snack of sandwiches and salads

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Caramalised, toasted almonds, cocoa, biscotti and hint of stone fruits

    appearance

    Short, tightly rolled, blackish-brown leaves with a scattering of tips and some open, brown leaves

    infusion

    aroma

    Woody, wet earth, hint of amber, black grapes and light musky accents

    appearance

    Short, semi-open, mix of dark brown and light coppery leaves; some with stems detached

    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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    Drink Plain

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    Sugar

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    Honey

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    Milk

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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.

    Seep

    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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