Freshly harvested Makaibari Darjeeling Tea, with mild floral notes - the best natural flavour the worlds has to offer.
This tea from our heritage Makaibari estate in Darjeeling is a favourite of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It was gifted to her by the honourable Prime Minister of India on his visit to Buckingham Palace in 2015. The uniqueness of this Makaibari Darjeeling Black tea is in its creation - it is grown biodynamically - surrounded by forests that feed its flavour. It is then plucked ceremonially, to the tune of a cosmic calendar, dictated by the rhythms of the sun and the moon.
Tasting Notes: Fresh, delicate, floral, astringent with hints of peach.
Grade: Darjeeling Black Tea (FTGFOP1S)
The Estate: From the iconic Makaibari Tea Estate in Darjeeling, comes the Summer Solstice tea also termed as the second flush. Amidst pristine Himalayan forests, this Darjeeling Makaibari tea is grown in harmony with the nature surrounding it. The leaves are harvested at dawn during May - June. The resulting cup is light, soothing and delicate with a fresh yet intense aroma.
A CTC from our Addabarie Tea Estate in Assam, blended with spices for a sip that's full of vitality.
The produce of this Victorian-era estate in Assam is blended with aromatic Indian spices to form a fusion of traditions. A bright brisk liquor with the typical body of tea or and distinct taste notes of pepper, ginger and cinnamon.
Tasting Notes: Aromatic, bright, robust, spicy & zesty.
Strength: Fairly strong
Addabarie Estate: The Assam Masala chai blend is an ode to the humble ginger and long conversations savoured over endless cups of tea. Addabarie has two different folk legends that throw light on its unusual name. The first traces back to wild ginger or 'adda' that once grew in abundance in the gardens. The second - that a river running through the estate was a popular gathering spot, or ‘adda’ for country boats. Either way, whether ginger or a gathering - Assam Masala tea is its perfect accompaniment.
Our CTC Tea is Rajasthan's favourite strong chai that arrives fresh from our flourishing north bank Narayanpur Tea Estate.
This strong Narayanpur tea has found favour among Jodhpur royalty and discerning chai drinkers across the country. This full-bodied Assam tea from the Tezpur valley is rich in tannins and antioxidants. Jodhpur Blend from Narayanpur Estate, Assam CTC Tea bright cups that makes a great start to the day. Enjoy exceptional teas from the world’s best estates.
Tasting Notes: Bright, full-bodied, strong with a smooth nutty finish.
Grade: Assam CTC (BOP)
The Estate: Narayanpur lies in the land of blue hills, emerald valleys and red rivers. The tea is produced in fields of Assam-Broadleaf, fed by the mighty Brahmaputra river. The bountiful estate produces 2 million kilos of Assam CTC tea annually and every ounce is forward booked ahead of the cup. It is Rajasthan’s favourite strong chai - a royal connection that has lasted decades.
Grown amidst ancient forests at the foothills of the Himalayas, our Darjeeling green tea is revered as a herb.
This green tea was first developed in 2004 when Gyokuro Sensi Tokishaku Yamashita visited us in the Himalayas. This tea finds devoted connoisseurs in Japan, even though the country itself produces some of the finest Darjeeling Makaibari green teas in the world. Its unique balance of sweetness and astringency with notes of fresh corn, make it a favourite amongst tea drinkers in Tokyo. It is high in Orac values and may be taken through the day.
Tasting Notes: Delicate & fresh, earthy with hints of rice, corn.
Grade: Darjeeling Green Tea (FTGFOP1S)
Makaibari Estate: The iconic Makaibari estate in Darjeeling produces exceptional green tea. Select leaves are plucked from chosen organic tea bushes between June to November and delicately processed with no oxidation. The emerald green dry leaves with flecks of white tips are rich in antioxidants and possess strong revitalizing properties. The cup is a taste of the surrounding forest on dewy mornings - a clear brew which is fresh and lively on the palate.
Bright, brisk and golden cups from the finest tea estates in Western Rwanda - Gisovu, Pfunda and Rugabano.
The 'Silverback Blend' gets its name from the majestic Silverback Gorillas found in the prehistoric Nyungwe forest in Rwanda. The Gisovu and Pfunda estates border this pristine forest which is also an hour's drive from the source of the ancient river Nile.
Tasting Notes: Rich, buttery, nutty & with hints of red currant.
Gisovu Estate: Our teas are grown in three estates in the Western Province of Rwanda, also known as ‘the land of a thousand hills.’ Gisovu grows tea at elevations of 8100 feet, making them some of the highest grown teas in the world, while Pfunda grows its tea lower down in the wetlands. The diverse elevation, microclimatic conditions and the volcanic soils come together to bring you a unique cup of tea. This golden buttery brew is the long-lasting taste of Rwandan Highlands and some of the finest tea in Africa.