Sip Your Way Into Serenity With Luxmi Tea


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Tea is an indispensable part of our country. Whether it is for bonding over with loved ones, having meetings about big milestones or even just getting through the day, we turn to tea for everything. The wintertime is no different. A soothing cup of tea is key to making it through the winter chills and Luxmi Tea has got you covered. With their wide range of the most aromatic and calming blends, Luxmi Tea has mastered the world of tea like no other.

Teas and herbal blends have been treasured for their therapeutic and restorative properties for ages and throughout ancient civilizations. Scientists are now beginning to explore tea’s effects on enhanced happiness, satisfaction, relaxation, alertness, and vitality, as well as alleviation of sadness and anxiety.  Every mood can be answered with a cup of tea. You’ll notice the intricacies of teas and the abundance of herbs known to man once you’ve started experimenting with the brewing methods and time of drinking tea. While green tea may be good for some emotions, oolong tea may be ideal for others, and herbal tea may be the beverage of choice for rest and relaxation.

In addition to regulating even the most turbulent of moods, tea has a myriad of health benefits that have been spoken about for ages. Different types of blends have been turned to for different needs and concerns and this magic potion has carried our nation for centuries. Lucky for us, Luxmi Tea has all these different varieties and more –

Queen Elizabeth Blend

This tea from is from the heritage Makaibari estate in Darjeeling and 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.

Tasting Notes: Fresh, delicate, floral, astringent with hints of peach

Strength: Mild

Silverback Blend

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. Our teas are grown in three estates in the Western Province of Rwanda, also known as ‘the land of a thousand hills.’ Gisovu grows tea at elevations of 8100 feet, making them some of the highest grown teas in the world, while Pfunda grows its tea lower down in the wetlands.

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

Strength: Moderate

Gordon Smith Blend

This blend honours Gordon Smith, Chairman of the historic Moran Tea Company. This blend is a tribute to the Smiths’ legacy since 1864. The Moran Estate is part of the Moran circle – a group of ten or so tea estates including, Sepon, Dirai, Attabarie and Lepetkatta- which make the strongest Assam teas, prized around the world. The plantations grow quality clones and the Broadleaf Assam Jat, giving it a distinct ‘malty’ character.

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

Strength: Fairly Strong

Jodhpur Blend

This strong Narayanpur tea has found favour among Jodhpur royalty and discerning chai drinkers across the country. This full-bodied Assam tea from the Tezpur valley is rich in tannins and antioxidants. The tea is produced in fields of Assam-Broadleaf, fed by the mighty Brahmaputra river. The bountiful estate produces 2 million kilos of tea annually and every ounce is forward booked ahead of the cup.

It is Rajasthan’s favourite strong chai – a royal connection that has lasted decades.

Tasting Notes:  Bright, full-bodied, strong with a smooth nutty finish

Strength: Strong!

Addabarie Estate Masala Chai Blend

The produce of this Victorian-era estate in Assam is blended with aromatic Indian spices from Kerala 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.

Either way, whether ginger or a gathering – tea is its perfect accompaniment.

Tasting Notes: Aromatic, bright, robust, spicy & zesty

Strength: Fairly strong

Kaibari Tokyo Blend

This green tea from the Himalayas finds devoted connoisseurs in Japan, even though the country itself produces some of the finest green teas in the world. Its unique balance of sweetness and astringency with notes of fresh corn, make it a favourite amongst tea drinkers in Tokyo. The iconic Makaibari estate in Darjeeling produces exceptional green tea. Select leaves are plucked from chosen tea bushes between June to November and delicately processed with no oxidation. The emerald green dry leaves with flecks of white tips are rich in antioxidants and possess strong revitalizing properties.

The cup is a taste of the surrounding forest on dewy mornings – a clear brew that is fresh and lively on the palate.

Tasting Notes: Delicate & fresh, earthy with hints of rice, corn

Strength: Light

Kenduguri Estate Raja Singh Blend

Kenduguri is synonymous with green tea, so much so that even the produce from other estates is referred to by the locals in Punjab as Kenduguri. The estate owes its cult status to the father-son duo Raja Singh & Kalyan Singh who under the patronage of the British governor in the province helped cement the popularity of the tea. It is still widely loved by connoisseurs in the region. This tea is a blend of well twisted dark green whole leaves with white tips- from the historic upper Assam estate of Kenduguri. The estate has been producing green tea for more than a century.

This pale olive cup is light and layered, with different notes that can be savoured over multiple brewing

Tasting Notes: Rich, Layered, Vegetal, hints of Rice & Green Berry

Strength: Moderate