CEYLON MOON PLAINS ORANGE PEKOE BLACK TEA

Ceylon Moon Plains Orange Pekoe Black Tea
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This tea carries a complex array of aromatics and flavours. Darker notes of dried fruit, plum, molasses, malt are balanced with a touch of sharp citrus and menthol notes such as mint and eucalyptus. Nuwara Eliya produces tea with a unique flavour. The air is scented with the fragrance of the cypress trees that grow in abundance and mentholated with the wild mint and eucalyptus. Previously listed as Battalgalla.
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A fine, large leaf ‘Orange Pekoe’ tea from the highest tea growing region of Nuwara Eliya. This tea carries a complex array of aromatics and flavours. Darker notes of dried fruit, plum, molasses, malt are balanced with a touch of sharp citrus and menthol notes such as mint and eucalyptus. Nuwara Eliya district offers a combination of attractions, such as a healing climate, scenic beauty, wooded wilderness, flowery meadows and its high plateau, Moon Plain. Nuwara Eliya is an oval-shaped mountain valley, the plateau being 6,240 feet above the sea level. Nuwara Eliya produces tea with a unique flavour. The air is scented with the fragrance of the cypress trees that grow in abundance and mentholated with the wild mint and eucalyptus. It is a combination of all these factors that produces a tea that is recognised by the tea connoisseurs. The tea when brewed is a deep colour with an exquisite flavour and aroma. Nuwara Eliya is to Ceylon Tea what Champagne is to French Wine. Orange Pekoe is synonymous with Ceylon but the term doesn’t indicate flavour, just that the tea is made from the first open leaf on the stem, known as the orange pekoe. 1343

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Leaf GradeOP
StrengthMedium Black Tea
Use Milk?Optional
Brew Time2-5 mins depending on milk usage
Water Temperature100⁰c
Number of Infusions1