Organic Makaibari Estate Second Flush Darjeeling FTGFOP1S
An attractive invoice of second flush Darjeeling that yields an infusion with an effervescent character. Dried multi-hued leaves exude a sweet scent reminiscent of baked apples, pears, and spice. The liqueur is classic Darjeeling: aromatic, mouthwatering, and well-balanced, with overtones of stone fruit and berries. FTGFOP1S
Makaibari Estate—meaning “Maize Land”—was founded in 1859 in Darjeeling, in the state of West Bengal. In the twenty-first century, Makaibari is one of the few vertically integrated estates in Darjeeling, meaning that the estate owners also tea production. A pioneer in biodynamic farming methods, the estate was the first in the world to be certified by the Demeter Association—one of the leading governing bodies of biodynamic agriculture. The estate’s concern for the well-being of its employees and their families has also merited Fair Trade Certification.
Water: 203 F / 6 oz
Steeping: 3-4 minutes