Russell's Black Tea / Estate Tea - Sri Lanka (Ceylon) OP

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Before there was tea, there was great coffee from Ceylon's Gambala, Dumbara, Katmale, and Pussellawa districts. The world of Ceylonese Coffee ended in 1869, when the first episode of rust disease (Himilea Vestitrix) on record attached the trees. Though tea was being planted on Ceylon; in the 1840's prior to coffee's demise, it was in coffee's wake that the island became the incubator of a great new tea culture. Today, Kenelworth, in the town of Ginigathena, on the foothills of Sri Lanka's western mountains, in the Nuwara Eliya region, at elevations of 1900-2100 feet (579-640m) is famous for its well prepared and flavorful teas. The long, wiry, black leaves of this Ceylon Kenilworth Estate tea produce a deep amber cup with an excellent body and a slightly sweet taste. An elegant tea with a floral nose reminiscent of roses.

Country of Origin: Sri Lanka

America’s tea customs date to colonial times, and the traditions of English tea service. Today there is a new interest in teas in the United States. Teas tisanes, herbals, and red bush (rooibos) teas are gaining in popularity. You will find a diverse tea collection under the Russell & Co. brand (part of the Gillies family for over 65 years). We offer a selection from some of the world’s great origins and tea gardens for you to enjoy.

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