Ceylan Mattakelle

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Product code: CSTN-209

A surprising black tea from central Sri Lanka. The processing of this tea, with its long twisted leaves and buds, results in a taste and appearance of an Wulong (Bai Hao), but without completely omitting the typically malty aspect of a black tea. Mattakelle, a plantation at around 1400 metres, started its activities in the 1870’s, when tea cultivation first arrived in the country.

Clear and smooth with a beautiful copper colour, the infusion offers clear floral (rosehip flowers) and fruity (cooked pears) flavours. This pleasant start develops into a lingering notes of lavender and a slight camphorous sensation on the palate.

Generous and powerful!

  • Cultivar: Assamica 2043
  • Altitude: 1290m
  • Date of harvest: November 15, 2022
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Gaiwan technique
balance Quantity / 150ml of water
thermometer Temperature of infusion
lined-clock Infusion length 1
35 - 45 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 2
35 - 45 sec
lined-clock Infusion length 3
55 - 65 sec
Teapot method
balance Quantity / 250ml of water
thermometer Temperature of infusion
lined-clock Infusion length
3 - 4 min
Flavour wheel Identify the principal aromatic notes of a tea
Floral Fruity Woody Earthy Spice Vegetal
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