New Vithanakande -   - Harney & Sons Fine Teas
New Vithanakande - Loose 1 lb. Bag - Harney & Sons Fine Teas
New Vithanakande - Loose 4 oz. Tin - Harney & Sons Fine Teas

New Vithanakande

Sale price$ 75.00
Unit:1 lb. Bag
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The taste of New Vithanakande is very "round" and satisfying‚ÄĒa great tea for afternoon enjoyment. We love the look of the black leaf with a silver streak running through it.


Black tea.

Mike's Rating

2 Briskness
3 Body
2 Aroma
 Details: This tea is made in the low-altitude Ratnapura District, which mostly makes undistinguished teas. New Vithanakande is a wonderful exception. Elivra and Mike visited there in the spring of 2023.
 Dry Leaves: Narrow, twisted, very dark brown leaf segments are about 1/3 of an inch long, with fine silver tips mixed in.
 Liquor: Russet brown.
 Aroma: This tea is a lovely blend of honey, unsweetened chocolate, and faint apricot notes.
 Flavors: An intense blend of unsweetened chocolate tempered by honey sweetness and a bit of fruit.
 Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
 Body: Medium-bodied. New Vithanakande is a mouth-filling tea. A real treat.
 Brewing Time: 4 to 5 minutes
 Brewing Temp: 212¬ļ