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Singell 2nd Flush
Singell 2nd Flush

Singell 2nd Flush

Sale price$ 110.00
Packaging Type:Loose
Unit:1 lb. Bag
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We have often bought from this estate in the Mirik Valley. You can count on Binod Mohan of Tea Promoters and his staff to make great tea. The growers allow a leafhopper (Jacobiasca formosana) to attack the tea leaves. The plants release a compound in self-defense that we find deliciously similar in flavor to muscatel grapes. It has an interesting story: the tea plant protects itself from insect attack by creating a compound that has a wonderful muscatel aroma.


Black tea.

Mike's Rating

2 Briskness
2 Body
4 Aroma
 Details: A muscatel 2nd flush Darjeeling.
 Dry Leaves: Dark russet twists with golden tips.
 Liquor: Deep amber.
 Aroma: Muscatel flavors.
 Flavors: Bright fruits like currants, guavas, and muscatel grapes.
 Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
 Body: Medium-bodied
 Brewing Time: 5 minutes
 Brewing Temp: 212¬ļ