Black (Ceylon) Tea
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
Region: Nuwara Eliya, Dimbula or Uva districts
Shipping Port: Colombo
Grade: OP (Orange Pekoe) Altitude: 4800 - 7600 feet above sea level
Cup Characteristics:Memories of fresh ginger root; piquant, spicy and fruit hot. A refreshing and clean taste to the palate.
Infusion: Bright and Coppery.
Ingredients:Luxury black tea, Natural dried ginger, Calendula + sunflower petals, Natural flavors.
If you like ginger beer or ginger ale, the chances are that you will enjoy this tea as well - Gingembre if you are French,Ingwer if German, Zenzaro if Italian.
Ginger has a lemon like taste and is quite pungent. Originating in Central Asia with some 50% on the world’s crop being harvested in India, it is a valued and most important spice. It is no wonder that it is used in traditional dishes, especially milk based curries. Besides this, ginger tea is a spicy and healthy drink that finds favor in hot climates.
During the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ginger was used to flavor beer. Ginger is also reported to have high antioxidant properties that make it a free radical scavenger.
Feeling a little depressed? Consider taking a cup of ginger tea to relax with. A comforting beverage indeed. Remember, here is a tea that can be served hot or cold. We invite you to enjoy, whatever the circumstances.