• Classic Assam Black

  • A delightful Assam cup with notes of malts & stone-fruits.

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      Straight from Assam

      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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      Period of Manufacture

      15th-16th June'20

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

      17th June'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.

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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.

      17th June'20

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      Ready to Ship

      18th June'20

    KNOW YOUR TEA

    Picked from Assam's finest tea estates, this classic blend is a tea lovers' favorite. A full-bodied cup with characteristic malty aromas! Hints of yellow raisins and date palms come towards the middle with delectable notes of stone-fruits near the end. A perfect cup to start your day!

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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 Assamica

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    Caffeine The amount of caffeine this tea contains High

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

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    Best consumed Hot

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    Grade SFTGFOP1 – Special Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One.Representative of a superlative whole leaf tea made from the finest of leaves and buds of the plant with long, wiry twisted appearance. SFTGFOP1

    the experience

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    aroma

    Marked by notes of malt, date palm, yellow raisins along with stone-fruity accents

    appearance

    Dark Amber

    taste

    A full-bodied, mellow cup which starts with delectable malty flavors which gradually grow big and define the central theme of the liquor. Subtle sweet undertones, akin to yellow raisins and date palm can be perceived towards the middle; adding a layer of depth and vivacious intensity to the cup. Delicate woody accents can be picked up towards the end, which however ebb to finish on delightful stone-fruity flavors; making for a memorable cup of Assam orthodox black tea.

    COMPLEMENTS

    A hearty breakfast spread of buttered toast, jam, bacon, eggs and fresh fruit

    dryleaves

    dry leaf

    aroma

    Bicotti, cocoa, vanilla, candied fruits and a subtle sweetness akin to a pastry

    appearance

    Short, tightly rolled, blackish leaves interspersed with attractive golden tips

    infusion

    aroma

    Sweet; honeyed accents with notes of malt, dates, wet wood and ripened tree fruit

    appearance

    Slightly open, bright 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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    1.5 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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    Honey

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    Milk

    Best consumed

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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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