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Assam is a province in North East India and has a tropical climate. About half of the worlds tea is grown here. Our chosen Assam Melang, from which the plantation was founded in 1852, is a small leafed tea, with many golden brown leaf tips and has a strong, spicy and malty flavour.
Once the world's largest producer of tea, the island of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is renowned for the superior quality of its tea. Teas of exceptional quality are grown on tea gardens which are situated in the south-west of Sri Lanka's highlands at altitudes of 1,000 to 2,000 m, giving these teas their uniquely colourful liquor and intense flavour. The finely worked, slightly wiry red leaf, the glowing copper-coloured cup and the well-balanced, highly aromatic flavour are the main characteristics of this special blend.
Without question the most popular of all teas enjoyed in our own coffee shop, is the English Breakfast Loose Leaf Tea. Created for all the demanding tea lovers for whom a pure Assam is too strong and teas from other origins are not spicy enough. A very special Breakfast Tea Blend with a malty spiciness which is best enjoyed slightly sweetened with a dash of milk.
Kenyan Milima is one of Africa's finest black teas, grown in the Kenyan Highlands during the cooler months of June and July, more than six thousand feet above sea level.Comparable with a blend of China Yunnan and Ceylon Highland teas, the leaves having golden tips, giving an orange-coloured cup and a strong, slightly flowery flavour. <</span>>!!
The tea gardens of Yunnan belong to those of highest altitude in the world, where some of the finest teas are produced in temperatures averaging 12-23°C. This exquisite black tea variety consists of a high proportion of large, golden-brown leaf tips and a dark, copper-brown infusion. The substantially sweet-spicy flavour is followed by a malty, smoky aftertaste. An excellent tea for true tea enthusiasts..
Keemun is, without doubt, one of the most popular tea varieties of China. The small, jet-black needle-shaped leaf was organically grown in the province of Anhui, central China, is a mild, finely-aromatic and very light teaThanks to its very low content of taninins, it is very wholesome, with a sweetly spicy, slightly smoky bouquet. The cup colour glows dark red with copper brown reflections.
Darjeeling Tea is grown on the southern slopes of the Himalaya mountains. The tea gardens are located at an altitude of 2,500 metres and produce some of the most exquisite types of tea in the world.Darjeeling Tea has become known as 'the champagne of teas'. Light in colour, with a smooth taste.This Organic Darjeeling Leaf Tea blend consists of carefully selected, high quality garden teas of the late first flush.A medium, almost black leaf as well as a light, brazen-coloured cup characterise this quality with its fresh, slighty spicy character. Always an indulgence.
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