This English Breakfast is a black tea from an excellent high-altitude garden (High Grown) in Sri Lanka. Its broken leaves give this tea with woody and spicy notes increased potency. Excellent morning tea, it goes well with a splash of milk.
The BOP grade (for Broken Orange Pekoe) designates a tea of great finesse (Orange means "royal", named after the Dutch Oranje Nassau dynasty), made up of the terminal buds of the tea plant (Pekoe, from the Chinese dialect of Xiamen "pek -ho” meaning “white flowers”, in reference to the silky white of the buds) in small pieces (Broken, broken leaves). This tea comes from manual picking and an orthodox manufacturing process.
Ceylon tea is a black tea originating from Sri Lanka. Coming from a long tradition dating from the middle of the 19th century, then popularized by Thomas Lipton, it is drunk today all over the world and is characterized by a strong and robust taste. It is classified according to the altitude at which the tea has grown, which is proportional to its strength of taste: Low Grown below 600 meters, Mid Grown between 600 and 1200 meters and High Grown above.