Weddings call for family gatherings, enjoyment, delicious food, tempting desserts and an endless flow of drinks, but it also seeks some post celebration tiredness and fatigue. So, this wedding season do not just invite your loved ones but show your love and concern towards them and their health with a box of good health. What better than a cup of the freshest tea from one of World’s finest tea estates?
A collection of premium storied blends of the most pristine tea estates across the globe makes it an apt gift for your friends and family. Get your gifting game up with these hampers of goodness, richness and legacy from Luxmi Tea.
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Gisovu Estate, Silverback Blend, Rwanda CTC Tea – Rs. 550/-
The ‘Silverback Blend’ gets its name from the majestic Silverback Gorillas found in the prehistoric Nyungwe forest in Rwanda. The Gisovu and Pfunda estates border this pristine forest which is also an hour’s drive from the source of the ancient river Nile. This golden buttery brew is the long-lasting taste of Rwandan Highlands and some of the finest tea in Africa.
Tasting Notes: Rich, buttery, nutty & with hints of red currant.
Makaibari Estate, Queen Elizabeth Blend, Darjeeling Black Tea – Rs. 700/-
This tea from the heritage Makaibari estate in Darjeeling, is a favourite of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It was gifted to her by the honourable Prime Minister of India on his visit to Buckingham Palace in 2015. The uniqueness of this tea is in its creation – it is grown biodynamically – surrounded by forests that feed its flavour. It is then plucked ceremonially, to the tune of a cosmic calendar, dictated by the rhythms of the sun and the moon. The leaves are harvested at dawn during May – June. The resulting cup is light, soothing and delicate with a fresh yet intense aroma.
Tasting Notes: Fresh, delicate, floral, astringent with hints of peach.
Addabarie Estate, Masala Chai Blend, Assam CTC Tea – Rs. 550/-
The produce of this Victorian-era estate in Assam is blended with aromatic Indian spices to form a fusion of traditions. A bright brisk liquor with the typical body of Assam tea and distinct taste notes of pepper, ginger and cinnamon. The blend is an ode to the humble ginger and long conversations savoured over endless cups of tea.
Tasting Notes: Aromatic, bright, robust, spicy & zesty.
Moran Tea Estate, Gordon Smith Blend, Assam Orthodox Tea – Rs. 550/-
This blend honours Gordon Smith, Chairman of the historic Moran Tea Company. His family founded the company and lived in the Moran Burra Bungalow for generations. He was a fixture of tea estate life in Dibrugarh doing untiring work for the plantations as well as social-educational work for the neighbouring townsfolk. This blend is a tribute to the Smiths’ legacy since 1864. This blend is a selection of finely plucked and orthodox processed long leaf tea, giving you a dark and aromatic cup.
Tasting Notes: Bold, malty, sweet caramel with hints of chocolate.