A high grown medium-strong tea body with a moderate to high level of astringency. The infused color of this tea is a deep coppery red with a strong, black tea aroma.
Ceylon makes a lovely afternoon tea. The high-grown teas have a bright, distinctive flavor.
Botanical name: Camellia sinensis.
To enjoy, pour 6 oz. simmering water (185ﾰF preferred) over one teaspoon of tea. Steep 4-5 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Put a new twist on tea by serving Ceylon with a slice of orange, instead of lemon. You'll marvel at how well the flavor and aromas meld and support each other. Highly versatile, Ceylon goes well with all the traditional foods of tea time.