Located in the famed Uva Highlands of Sri Lanka, this OP grade tea is grown at an elevation of 5,000-6,000 ft above sea level. Slim, gently twisted black & deep chestnut hued leaves steep to a bright copper-colored cup. Distinct citrus notes, medium body & clean, brisk character are hallmarks of this highly valued black tea.
Thotulagala Estate is Carbon Neutral & is committed to Sustainable Farming ~ a few more reasons to love this tea. Get a bit closer to this tea by viewing this informative, educational & beautiful mini-movie made by the garden (NOTE: Greenfield is the property name on which Thotulagala garden is located):
Ceylon Black Tea (Organic)
1. Fill kettle with fresh water, then heat.
2. Warm your teapot with a little hot water, discard, place your tea leaves in teapot, allowing heat of the pot to release bouquet of the tea leaves.
3. Heat water to rolling boil (212°). Steep 1 teaspoon (2.5 g/8 oz. cup) up to 5 minutes.
*Vary time according to taste, & remember that steeping tea leaves beyond 5 mins does not contribute to flavor, only bitterness.
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