In colonial times, the island of Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon. Located at the tip of India in the Indian Sea, this name is still used to describe all teas grown on this beautiful island. Amongst majestic waterfalls and rich vegetation, the Bogawantalawa Valley in Sri Lanka offers and ideal microclimate for growing premium tea. Our Bogawantalawa Estate Ceylon Black Tea, is infused with aromatic vanilla to create a rich, full-bodied tea with a sweet buttery vanilla flavor. Enjoy this full-bodied tea as a tea latte, with milk or over ice.
Flavor: Rich Vanilla
Origin: Sri Lanka
Begin with fresh, bottled or filtered water. Bring the water just to a boil. Place one teaspoon of tea leaves per 8 oz cup of water into a teapot or infuser or place one tea bag directly into a 12 to 16ox cup. Pour water directly over the tea leaves or tea bag. Note that over-steeped tea will become bitter. For stronger tea add more leaves rather than infusing longer than recommended.
Green Teas: 3 minutes
Black Teas: 5 minutes
Oolong Teas: 5 minutes
Herbal and Fruit Infusions 7 minutes
You may wonder why we are so passionate about using only whole leaf tea in each tin of our retail teas. Well, we like to drink great tasting tea. Whole tea leaves retain their natural properties and result in the most flavorful, best tasting cup of tea possible. We also go to great things to source our tea , searching the world to offer Simply the Best™ cup of tea to our valued customers. Enjoy!