The Tea Estate Box
The Tea Estate Box
The Tea Estate Box
The Tea Estate Box - High Teas

The Tea Estate Box

Regular price £10.00

Each month we will surprise you with teas from four different estates. If you choose the mini-estate box you will receive a total of 120 grams of tea, or a total of 240 grams of tea if you choose the maxi-estate.
We will send you mostly black teas but will from time to time include green, white and yellow teas.
We will at times send you teas from the same estate but harvested at different times (1st flush / 2nd flush)
We will include informational cards about the tea estate / region and very useful information about each tea.

Features of the Tea Estate Box
  • Teas from four different estates each month
  • Free UK delivery (USE DISCOUNT CODE - teabox4 AT CHECKOUT)
  • Free tea spoon for the perfect cup of tea on any order (included in your first delivery)
  • Free stainless steel foldable tea infuser on all maxi-estate and prepaid orders (included in your first delivery)
  • Prepay for your entire subscription and save up to 20% 
  • Buy a 3, 6 or 12 month subscription as a gift for someone else
  • No commitments - Cancel or pause you subscription at anytime
Terms and Conditions

Our tea boxes are posted before the 4th of each month.

You must place your subscription order by midnight on the last day each month to ensure that you receive the next monthly subscription box.

We offer Free UK delivery on our tea subscription boxes.

Use discount code - teabox4 at checkout. Our subscription box is small enough to fit through your UK letterbox.

For International deliveries there will be a shipping charge on top of the cost of the subscription. Customers can select to have their subscription boxes delivered to their home or work place.

Subscriptions automatically renew. You can cancel your subscription at any time. You have the ability to pause your subscription just in case you have sufficient amount of teas or if you planning to go on holiday.

 

  • Loose Leaf Grades
  • Brewing Guide
  • Reviews
  • Shipping
Flowery consists of large leaves, typically plucked in the second or third flush with an abundance of tips. Golden flowery includes very young tips or buds (usually golden in colour) that were picked early in the season. Tippy includes an abundance of tips. for more information about tea classification / grading -  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_leaf_grading 

Grade

Description
OP
Orange Pekoe
Main grade, consisting of long wiry leaf without tips.
OP1
More delicate than OP; long, wiry leaf with a light liquor.
OPA
Bolder than OP; long leaf tea which ranges from tightly wound to almost open.
OPS
Orange Pekoe Superior
Primarily from Indonesia; similar to OP.
FOP
Flowery Orange Pekoe
High-quality tea with a long leaf and few tips, considered the second grade in Assam, Dooars, and Bangladesh teas, but the first grade in China.
FOP1
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the FOP classification.
GFOP
Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
Higher proportion of tip than FOP. Top grade in the Milima and Marinyn regions, but uncommon in Assam and Darjeeling.
TGFOP
Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
The highest proportion of tip, and the main grade in Darjeeling and Assam.
TGFOP1
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the TGFOP classification.
FTGFOP[a]
Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe
Highest quality grade.
FTGFOP1
STGFOP
SFTGFOP
Limited to only the highest quality leaves in the FTGFOP classification.

Type of Tea Quantity of Tea Water Temp Steeping Time
White 3-5g per cup 70c 5-6 mins
Green 3-5g per cup 75c 2-5 mins
Black 3-5g per cup 95c 4-6 mins
Oolong 3-5g per cup 95c 5-8 mins
Pu-erh 3-5g per cup 95c 4-6 mins

Free UK Shipping for orders over £35.  Some UK orders below 250 gram incur a shipping cost of £1.87. All other UK orders below £35 incur a shipping cost of £3.95. All international orders (tracked & signed) are charged at a flat rate of £15 per order.  Order before 2pm  to get your order shipped out the same day. UK deliveries arrives normally between 1 to 3 working days.