This difference in flavor is influenced by climate, soil, precipitation, sun, and plant varietals, and it is known as terroir. It is used in wine as well as tea. Sri Lanka happens to be unique because of the immense variety available from such a small area.
Despite the regional nuances, a “classic Ceylon flavor” is generally thought to be bold, full, and brisk. It has medium-to-full tannins and some notes of citrus, chocolate, or spice.
|Tea Type||Black Tea|
|Origin||Dimbula Estate, Sri Lanka|
|Taste||Full Bodied Soothing and Complex with a Copper Coloured Cup.|
|Brewing Advice||One to two dessert spoons per cup.
Infuse for 3 minutes in near-boiling water.
500g £4, 1Kg £7, 4Kg £22