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Cultivar: Darjeeling quality tippy clonal variety P-312 and P-157

Altitude: 1676m - 2133m

Harvest: Spring Harvest

Grade: Exceptional, Terrific

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  • India, West Bengal, Darjeeling, Mirik Valley, Gopaldhara tea Estate

    Established in the year 1955 Gopaldhara Tea Estate brings along a legacy of tea production of more than 50 years. It is located in Mirik Valley - one of the highest tea estates in Darjeeling with an elevation between 1676m right up to 2133m. The name Maharani (Maharani -a woman holding the rank of maharajah) signifies queen of all teas. The pickers are very careful while plucking the leaves and make sure only best shoots with prominent buds are plucked. The leaves are mostly comprising single or two whole leaves and a bud.

  • 3 g.

  • 250 ml

  • 93 C

  • 1-2 min.

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  • Ambience

    DRY LEAF Small, curly reddish-brown leaves and golden hairy buds releasing a fragrance of marigolds & peach with a hints of dry herbs.
    INFUSED LEAF: Light reddish-green uniformed leaves. Aroma is floral, fruity – peach and mango and it has Darjeeling's significant smell of “petrichor” alas "after the rain" sensation.
    LIQUOR: Bright, crisp amber cup with strong floral aroma - orchids and peonies! Liquor is light in the body, but very creamy, almost buttery like. Taste is incredibly floral with flavour of ripe juicy peaches & mangoes. The after-taste has little acidity and lot of astringency.

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"Litlle Poetry" by JD

"High among these majestic hills
Where mist marries with dry ground
Colours of yellow, green and brown
Swirls, entraps, around
Beautiful aroma awakens from the soil
After the first strong rain
Mixing an aroma of delirious orchids
With creamy peaches and wet herbs
Mellow earth, sweetness, and cheers
Just for a second before it all disappears"