The Tea Estate Box
The Tea Estate Box
The Tea Estate Box
The Tea Estate Box
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
  • From the Estate to your Cup

  • Our tea estate box is the ultimate tea subscription box for lover's of pure, great tasting unadulterated tea. We source our loose leaf teas from the finest tea estates and deliver it directly to you. They are carefully selected for their aroma, appearance and natural taste. Our estate teas are never blended and contains no added flavours.
  • 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
  • Free stainless steel foldable tea infuser on all maxi-estate and prepaid orders
  • 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
    1. 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. 
    2. We will send you mostly black teas but will from time to time include green, white and yellow teas.
    3. We will at times send you teas from the same estate but harvested at different times (1st flush / 2nd flush)
    4. We will include informational cards about the tea estate and very useful information about brewing each tea.
    1. Posting Schedule - Our tea boxes are posted around the 28th each month. You must place your subscription order by midnight on the 25th of each month to ensure that you receive the next monthly subscription box. If you place an order on or after the 26th of the month, your order will go out at the end of the following month. 
    2. Delivery - 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.
    3. Subscription - 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
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