HIMALAYAN (KOSHI) 2F Black
Moderately oxidized leaves provide rich amber liquor and balanced astringency. Notes of red dates, dried apricot and a cedarwood finish.
Cultivars: T1, AV-2, T78, T383, and P312
Lot size: 6kg
Grower: Vaidya Family
Harvest: September 5, 2021
Gardens: Guranse, Nigale, Dharamsala (Koshi Region, eastern Nepal)
GPS: 27.0°N, 87.1°E
About the Grower:
The Vaidya family has a fairly short tea history; Dr. Vijay Gajananda Vaidya, a first-generation tea grower, turned a lifelong dream into four tea gardens: Guranse, Nigale, and Dharamsala (in the Koshi Region), and Mai (in Ilam). Among the many things to love about this project:
- Land planted with a dozen different cultivars in gardens ranging in altitude from 1000m to 2200m; this gives the family access to a wide variety of flavours.
- No fear to experiment. The team constantly tinkers with recipes.
- Training, employment, and oftentimes lodging are provided to many locals who were previously having trouble finding work.
WATER 100º C | 240ml TEA 3g TIME 100" (first steep) | 3-4 steeps
Cold brew also yields very good results. Try 9g per litre, 24 hours.'
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