Smooth but energetic, like the languid stretch of a Big Cat. Spice notes yield a mulled fruit character, with a touch of honey in the finish. A tea for savoring the morning, before turning your hand to what inspires you.
These leaves are grown in Kenya, in the Great Rift Valley. Long a producer of crushed leaves for tea bags, a renewed interest in whole leaf tea has swept the region, with many striking new teas as a result.
Leaf: 1 1/2 tsp (3g) for a single cup, 2-3 tsp (4-6g) for a pot
Water: Full boil (100C / 212F)
Time: 2-3 minutes for a single cup, 3-4 minutes for a pot
Size: 50 grams (1.8 oz)
Type: Black Tea
Character: Fruity, Clove/Spice, Energizing