Nuwara Eliya lies in the hills that reach up to 2,750 m (9,000 ft), so is a classic high grown tea. Nuwara Eliya produces some of the best teas, with delicate floral flavours and a light, clean taste. the liquor is not as dark as Kandy, nor as coppery as Dimbula. Nuwariya Eliya teas are bright, crisp and brisk black tea, with a clear, brilliant colour when left to brew. Lover's Leap is a classic tea estate in Nuwariya Eliya.
- Quantity: 1 teaspoon (2½ g) per cup or person
- Water: 95oC (200oF)
- Brew time: 4 - 5 minutes
- Dattner, C. (2007) The Taste of Tea, Flammarion. ISBN 9782080300225.