Here is a rarity produced at 1600m by a cooperative of farmers in a mountainous, sunny and humid environment, ideal for the cultivation of tea. Its strong, full-bodied liquor boasts malt and vegetal notes (tobacco, sweet pepper) typical of the assamica cultivars. Fine nuances of dried fruit, cocoa and spices (camphor) add to its breakfast character.
Ceylan Uva Adawatte
A surprisingly aromatic tea finely balanced notes of acidity (tomato), woody and slightly peppery give a background to the surprising camphor/eucalyptus characteristics of this full, generous cleansing tonic. A classic Ceylon for all black tea lovers.
- Cultivar: Assamica
- Altitude: 780m
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