Ceylon Lover's Leap Tea - No.17


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Ceylon Lover's Leap Tea - No.17

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This high-grown Ceylon tea imparts a delicately astringent and medium-strength flavour. Located at 5,700ft, the Lover’s Leap garden has a rich history and produces world-class teas.

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Tea Story

This Ceylon loose leaf black tea is produced in the famous Lover's Leap estate in Sri Lanka. It is a medium-strength tea with a light golden liquor. This loose leaf tea has been manufactured using the traditional orthodox technique practiced in Sri Lanka for 150 years. The method calls for a short fermentation that preserves the quality and delicate flavours of the tea.

Lovers Leap teas are high-grown at 5,700 feet above sea level. The plantation has an interesting history, dating back to the very early days when tea was first introduced as a commercial crop in Ceylon. Lover’s Leap was the only tea plantation owned by the Ceylon tea pioneer, Scotsman James Taylor. Today we offer you this exquisite tea, made in the same plantation where the story of Ceylon tea began all those years ago.

Lover's Leap is named after the tragic legend of two young lovers who leapt from the top of a picturesque waterfall on the estate. The garden is located in an area of outstanding beauty, where the crisp mountain air carries the fragrance of abundant cypress groves, eucalyptus and wild mint.

With this tea, you are not only tasting a great brew but also indulging in the history of Ceylon tea.

An ideal late evening or after-dinner beverage.  Add a touch of honey or fresh lemon to enhance the natural flavours of the tea.

Ingredients: Pure Ceylon Black Tea.


Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested all year round in the Lover's Leap Estate in Sri Lanka.


Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Small broken leaf with greenish

  • Aroma

    Fresh and fruity

  • Flavour

    Brick and mildly astringent with ripe and fruity finish

  • Colour

    Light orange


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Customer Reviews
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Great addition to my tea collection
Sunday, 21 October 2018  |  Kristian

Great addition to my tea collection with a great back story.


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Does what it says on the tin
Monday, 2 May 2016  |  Roy

A tea we sampled on a previous occasion. Full of flavour and an excellent addition to afternoon tea

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Saturday, 26 December 2015  |  Andrea

Lovely tea, speedy well packaged delivery

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Lover's leap tea hits the spot
Monday, 26 October 2015  |  Darrell

This is clearly a superior tea that tastes best taken black. I will be ordering more!

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Solid tea but don't write home
Friday, 29 May 2015  |  Jonathan

This tea was nice, delicate and light. But it didn't particularly wow myself or my friends.

If you're looking for a decent black tea then this might be for you, but it won't change your world.

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