Jade green leaf with shotty appearance which, when infused evolves into a green infusion with light brown hues and grassy aroma. The liquor presents a vibrant yellow aspect with a clean and deceptively light appearance. The brightness in this tea is extended by a piquancy that is a characteristic of Ceylon Green Teas. A citrus note lends a refreshing finish to its personality.
Tasting tea is an art that can be perfected only through experience. Experts undergo years of training in order to develop their pallet but even they can disagree on the variances of the character of the tea. All teas have a unique profile and we believe that there is a systematic approach towards tea tasting. It helps one relate the sensor character of tea to its terroir and the production process behind it- leaving you with a better understanding and appreciation for the liquor.
It is best to taste tea when you are in the right mindset- for many of us, that entails when we are full of energy and creativity. Only then can you appreciate the spirit of tea and experience a delicate balance of peace, comfort and finesse.
The Newburgh Estate is situated in the misty Namunukula Mountain range, approximately 4,000 feet above sea level. Founded in 1884, it has a reputation for being home to one of the best Green Tea factories of Sri Lanka. The factory was established in 1903 and has been manufacturing orthodox black tea for over a hundred years. Newburgh Green Teas use the finest buds of tea, which are grown under strict agricultural, ethical and hygenic standard practices. Pure and gentle, and mild and lightly piquant in taste, Green tea provides antioxidants which enhance the immune system, lowers the risk of cancer and helps prevent cardiovascular diseases. Drink Dilmah Newburgh Estate tea for a calm and meditative escape.