Darjeeling First Flush Tea Marybong

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Brewing instructions

Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes

Brewing instructions


Darjeeling First Flush Tea Marybong

Marybong is situated just a short walk from Ghoom, within the 'Golden Valley' of Darjeeling, sitting at the the base of the third largest mountain in the world- Kanchenjunga is the Marybong Estate; said to be one of the most picturesque estates, surrounded by vast pine forests, the hills capture the afternoon sunsets.

Type of Tea- Orthodox Indian Black Tea.

Origin- Marybong Estate, Ghoom, West Darjeeling, India.

Harvest- February - Apri.

Altitude- 3000- 6000 feet above sea level.

Leaf Grade- Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe- Grade 1

Brewing Guide- Use boiling water (100 degrees) Infuse for 3-5 minutes.

How to Serve- Serve best black, with milk or lemon.

Tasting Notes- Light and flowery notes with a delicate body, a traditional First Flush Darjeeling.

Colour in Cup- A bright liquor. Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. (We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf!) We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality.

Storage- Airtight container away from strong scents and direct sunlight.

Health Benefits- The caffeine in tea relieves body fatigue, sharpens the mind and relaxes the body. Unlike the caffeine in coffee, it does not irritate the stomach and gradually enters the blood stream, for a more natural kick without the crash. 

Advice on tea you might like- Darjeeling First Flush Tea 2015 Orange Valley or Darjeeling First Flush Tea 2015 Avongrove Organic

History- The Marybong Estate, was previously known as Kyel Estate in 1876 until it joined with the Linga Tea Estate to become Marybong. This piece of land was added to the original Kyel Estate as a wedding gift to the owners daughter- Marybong, which literally translates to 'Mary's Place' in Lepcha.

Additional Info

  • Time of Day

    Breakfast, Lunchtime

  • Country


  • Health Points

    Hydration, Refreshing, Relaxing

  • Type

    Black Tea

  • Options

    Loose Tea

  • Caffeine Level


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