Nilgiri Milk Tea
Nilgiri Milk Tea
Finest Nilgiri Black Tea from Southern India
Nilgiri tea leaves with light floral aromatic edge & fresh citrus aroma. Finest loose leaf black tea
‘Nilgiri’ or Blue mountains gets their name from the bluish flowers of the ‘Kurinji’ shrubs. The Nilgiri Mountains at their highest point touch over 8500 feet. Best tea of Nilgiri is characterized by a small leaf appearance & a pronounced lemony & fruity flavour, this unique selection resembles some teas of the UVA tea district of Sri Lanka
Assistant surgeon Christie ordered for Chinese tea plants to be planted in the Nilgiri. His wish was fulfilled by Lord Bentinck of the East India Company who distributed tea plants which were planted at the experimental farm at Kettu, under the management of M. Perrottet, a French botanist & by 1839, the tea with a unique flavour was flourishing
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In case the delivery address is a remote location (based on DHL delivery protocols), an additional charge of USD 30 will be applicable for delivery & this will be notified to the customer prior to dispatch. In most cases, we will try and ship the order through India Post where no extra charges for remote area delivery area are expected. Customers will be provided full refund if the customer is unwilling to pay the additional charges for delivery.
Freshly Harvested & Blended in Small Batches since 1981
Our Green Teas are 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified & Sustainably grown
We source all our herbs and spices fresh from small farmers and growers
Each Selection sold under our brand is carefully assessed in our iconic tea tasting room and selected from over 1000 batches
Our blends are made in small batches every day of the week using non commercial equipment to ensure minimal cell rupture & escape of volatile aromatic compounds
We use the highest quality, biodegradable materials to make our teas bags which dont leak micro plastics in your cuppa !