Lover's Leap is made at one of the prettiest gardens in the world, the old tea town of Nuwara Eliya. From high in central Sri Lanka, the teas are light, with hints of lemon in the cup.
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Mike visited this lovely estate that is located high above the small town of Nuwara Eliya. This area is amongst the highest areas to grow teas, and the weather is constantly changing. Sometimes sunny, but often cloudy or rainy. This makes for the beautiful and lush tea plants. Also it does not have as distinct a growing season as the areas to the west (Dimbula) or the east (Uva.) So the teas from this area have a flavor of their own: light citrus notes.
Medium sized tan leaves
Light citrus aromas
This is a light bodied black tea.
The tea has mild flavors and they tend toward the dark side of the citrus family. This tea, like many BLTs (British Legacy Teas), works well with milk and sugar.