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Makaibari 2022 Second Flush Darjeeling

Makaibari 2022 Second Flush Darjeeling


Simply put...

A beautiful second flush with Muscatel character and a sweet lingering floral tone 

A Note about Makaibari...

If you know Comins well then you will know our relationship with Makaibari - you can read our blog here - much has changed here since our first visit - the garden is no longer under the ownership of Rajah.  We called by this year during our time in Darjeeling & are pleased to offer this small lot of second flush for you to experience.  While you are here we hope you may take a look at some teas from some of the new generation of Darjeeling - small holders working to break free of the large garden monopoly

Rajivs Second Flush 

How to make Malaibari Second Flush Muscatel Darjeeling

Amount of tea per serving (200 ml): 2.5g (1/2 tea caddy spoon / 1 teaspoons)

Temperature of water: 95℃ / 185℉ (boil kettle, cool for 20 seconds)

Infusion time: 3-4 minutes or as desired

Number of infusions: 1

How to enjoy: No milk, no sugar

In more depth...

Provenance: Tea Gardens : Located in Kurseong subdivision and dissected by 3 rivers. Many of the great practices put in place by rajah and his team are still in place - a six tier permaculture system which sees tea growing alongside grasses, fruit trees and the forest helps to replenish and rejuvenate the top soil. In fact 70% of the entire estate is under forest cover.  The tea bushes here are part of a multi tiered system of trees

Date of Plucking : June 2022

Plucking standard : Green fly fed leaves ; two leaves & a bud

Description : A beautiful second flush with rice Muscatel character and a sweet lingering floral tone 


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