It definitely tastes and smells like Marco Polo, but the original black will always be my favorite.
“I was very nervous when I smelled this as the rooibos was very strong. However, in the steeped cup the rooibos, though present, is more muted than I expected. There is also a hint of strawberry...” Read full tasting note
“I haven't actually drank any of this in a long time, so I brought it out last night. Upon revisiting, I definitely prefer the black version. The rooibos is a little too prominent here, and I don't...” Read full tasting note
“*Scheherazade* shared this with me, and it was one that I didn't even know that I was interested in at all! Only once I had it, it turned out that I was. I had the black version of MP through a...” Read full tasting note
“I ran out of the black tea variety of this one long ago, but still have a little of their red. It hasn't got anything recognizable besides rooibos in the dry leaf, but my does it have the scent...” Read full tasting note
The rooibos version of Mariage Freres’ famous black tea. ’Marco Polo Red’ is Mariage Frères own masterpiece and will help you travel in distant and mysterious lands. Scented with fruits and flowers from China and Tibet, it develops a refined and velvety taste. A wonderful blend. 100% caffeine-free.
“Succès incontesté de la Maison Mariage Frères, ce thé rouge secret vous fera voyager dans les plus lointaines et mystérieuses contrées. Les senteurs de fleurs et de fruits de Chine et du Tibet lui confèrent un arôme velouté unique. Un bouquet extraordinaire pour le plus mythique des thés parfumés. 100% sans théine”.
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Marco PoloMariage Frères
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