Marionbarie Classic Dooars First Flush Black Tea

Marionbarie Classic Dooars First Flush Black Tea

Even though the Marionbarie plantations are located at the foothills of the Dooars region and officially classified as a Dooars / Terrai tea, this delicious spring black entails all characteristics of a classic first flush Dooars. The black-light green combination of leaves prepare a glowing cuppa combined with a stimulating aroma of floral grassy notes as fresh as in orchards. The tea is is fruity on the palate with a smooth profile. The vegetal notes accentuate as you roll it in your mouth for a few seconds to ultimately fade back to a slightly sweet lingering finish. A good tea at a great price.
Tea TypeThere are primarily 4 tea types i.e Black, Green, Oolong & White. Plucked and produced from the same tea plant Camellia Sinensis, each tea type is differentiated based on the level of fermentation/oxidation they go through during production.
OriginIt refers to the tea growing region where this tea has been sourced from.
Flush / SeasonIt refers to the season in which this tea was harvested. First Flush refers to Spring & Second flush refers to summer.
EstateIt refers to the specific plantation/garden where this tea has be sourced from.
InvoiceTea in Indian plantations specially Darjeeling & Assam are growin in batches which are referred to the invoice number. An invoice numbers enurses that the single estate tea is 100% pure and genuine. The invoice is awarded to every batch by the tea estate itself.
Date of PickingIt refers to the date on which this tea was harvested from the tea plant and is not the date of packaging. Date of Packaging is the specific date on which the teas are finally packaged in our unit.
Grade​T​ea leaf grading is the process of evaluating products based on the quality and condition of the tea leaves​. ​The highest grades are referred to as "orange pekoe"​ i.e SFTGFOP1, FTGFOP1​, and the lowest as "fannings" or "dust".
SpecialityIt refers to weather this tea is from a specific single plantation or a special blend of teas from multiple estates & plantations curated by our Master Blenders. ​
CaffeineThe caffeine content in this tea categorized into three broad levels i.e low, medium & high.
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  • Tea Type i
    Black Tea

  • Estate i
    Marionbarie Tea Estate

  • Grade i

  • Origin i
    Dooars, India

  • Invoice i
    EX 05

  • Caffeine i

  • Flush/Season i

  • Date of Picking i
    20th Feb,2015

  • Specialty i
    Single Estate

Marionbarie Tea Estate The Marionbarie tea estate, located in the north-Terai region of Dooars, just at the foothills of Darjeeling district is among the most known plantations in this region. Established originally in 1901, this century old garden is located at an elevation of 900 feet above sea level. An interesting combination of wild animals, flora and fauna can be found around this plantation because of its proximity to the Mahananda Wild Life Sanctuary. Spread over an area of 300 hectares, Marionbarie produces some distinctive orthodox teas every season.