Brew with fresh boiling water and infuse for 3 to 5 minutes
This exceptionally rare and beautiful Tea comes from the north Terai region on the foothills of the Himalayas, and very near to Darjeeling, India. It consists of a neat and well-made greenish leaf with a good tip. The liquor is bright and has a captivatingly delicate fruity character.
In many respects, our Marionbarie Terai Tea has numerous qualities reminiscent of the neighbouring Darjeeling Tea-growing region. The Marionbarie Tea Estate, in particular, has long been a favourite of connoisseurs who also enjoy Darjeeling Tea.
It's important to note, however, that Marionbarie Terai Tea likewise has numerous distinctions that make it unique. Though similar in some ways to Darjeeling Tea, it also has an enchanting identity of its own. Why not try Marionbarie Terai Tea and find out for yourself?
The Marionbarie Tea Estate
The Tea gardens of Marionbarie lie at altitudes of 900 feet above sea level. The estate began in 1901, and for over a century, has produced quality Black Tea. In 2006, Jayshree Tea and Industries acquired Marionbarie and began creating an irrigation facility while also updating the factory. These upgrades with the latest equipment and technology have given rise to a remarkable increase in Tea production and an even greater quality.
The estate provides workers with many amenities such as housing, provisions, healthcare and protective clothing. The management encourages games, sports and cultural activities for high morale upkeep. Arguably most importantly, Marionbarie strives to maintain an ecological balance within the local environment.
The nearby Mahananda wildlife sanctuary means that wild animals such as elephants, leopards, deer, peacocks, wild boar and pythons are frequent visitors to the plantation. The management, however, educates its workers to respect mother nature by conducting seminars.
Type of Tea: Black Tea.
Origin: The Marionbarie Tea Estate, Terai, North India.
Brewing Instructions: Brew using freshly boiled water. Infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.
How to Serve: This Tea tastes best without any additions. However, some may choose to add lemon or honey, maybe even milk.
Tasting Notes: Marionbarie Terai Tea has a delicate muscatel taste similar to Darjeeling Tea. The distinct difference comes after the first sip when the floral subtlety subsides, and a bold, sharp, earthy flavour prevails.
Colour in Cup: Golden liquor with peachy highlights, light in tone.
We now know about the antioxidants in Marionbarie Terai Tea, but what benefits come from them? A 2015 meta-analysis found that drinking a cup of Tea a day (no matter the type) reduced the risks of developing cancer by 2%.
Those who drank the most Tea, on the other hand, had a 21% lower cancer risk than those who drank none. It's important to note, however, that The Kent and Sussex Tea and Coffee Company do not currently endorse the consumption of Tea for this purpose. We nevertheless support ongoing research.
Health PointsHydration, Refreshing, Relaxing
Time of DayBreakfast, Lunchtime