Situated in the upper reaches above an elevation of 5000 ft, Kotiyagala Garden is well known for its orthodox /CTC Teas and reputed to be the most outstanding Garden Mark in the Bogawantalawa (Golden Valley) Region. Kotiyagala Garden Mark teas are known for its full bodied flavor, liquor possessing fullness and strength, aroma and a coppery color. Kotiyagala's superb blends of teas have fetched the highest prices at auction and are much sought after by tea enthusiasts around the world.
Teas that come from high grown estates in this region always provide superior flavor and the best quality because of cooler temperatures, generally better soil conditions, more sunshine, generally slightly less rainfall – These conditions cause the bush to grow more slowly and the goodness and flavor is concentrated in the new shoots.
How to Prepare:
Use 2 teaspoons per 16-24 oz pot.
Use Boiling (212ºF) water.
Steep for 5 to 7 minutes.
Caffeine: 40mg / 6 oz cup.