High Grown Uva 125g Loose Leaf Tea
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Loose Leaf Black Tea
Uva district is found on the South-Eastern slopes of Sri Lanka's central mountain range. The warm, dry days, cool nights and steep terrain give the teas of this region an unmistakable character. Deep gaps between the mountain slopes funnel the drying 'kacchan' winds of the summer monsoons onto the tea plants; to protect themselves, they closed up, which produces an incredible intensification of flavour in the leaves.
To represent Uva in our collection, we have chosen one from the best quality season, which runs from July to September. The tea characteristically displays a pungent, intense flavour which has slight - and highly prized - mentholated notes only in evidence during this time of year. The copper-coloured liquor is very smooth and highly aromatic.
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This is a high quality loose leaf tea. Use one teaspoon per cup and brew for two to three minutes.
Improving the quality of life in communities where we source our products. Everyone has the right to a decent quality of life and be able to provide for themselves and their families. Twinings already aims to buy from the best tea estates, both in terms of quality and ethics, but even these can be improved further. Find out more about our Sourced with Care initiative.
Use 1 teaspoon per person and 1 for the pot. Pour on boiling water and brew for 3 to 4 minutes. Best enjoyed black or with a slice of lemon.
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