Ratnapura FOP

Ratnapura FOP

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Ratnapura FOP

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This flowery orange pekoe grade tea is highly aromatic and spicy with a note of malty Assam leaf teas. It a rich, high-grown flavor and a unique strong cup character. Zoom in to the image above to see the fine pine needle-shaped leaf in detail. This is a special treat and rare to taste. If you are trying to enhance and grow your experience with tea, this is a true gem fo a tea.

Leaf:  Fine pine needle shaped leaf with many silver tips

Body: Strong

Aroma and Taste: Aromatic, malty, spicy

Intensity: Strong

Color:   Dark red

From a Ratnapura tea estate located in the Dimbula District of Sri Lanka. Ratnapura, the "City of Gems", is situated at the foot of the 2243 metre high Adam's Peak. All four major religions claim Adam's Peak as a holy mountain. Buddhists call the mountain Sri Pada (the sacred footprint), or Samanalakande (Butterfly Mountain) and believe the Lord Buddha has visited the mountain and set his sacred footprint. Hindu's say it's Lord Shiva's and Muslims believe that it is the place where Adam first set foot on earth, after being cast out of heaven. Catholics say it is of St. Thomas' the Christian Apostle who preached in South India.
Amount: 1 level tsp/6 oz serving; Temperature: 203-212⁰F; Time: 4-5 minutes
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