Lady Londonderry Black tea, named after the Portuguese princess, catherine of Braganza. The Princess brought a chest of Chinese tea with her as part of her dowry. This luxury tea contains, lemon balm leaves, strawberry pieces, calendula, and sunflower petals that gives this tea a flowery and malty flavor with hints of strawberry and lemon.
Cup Characteristics: Round cup with good flowery and malty flavor. Hints of strawberry and lemon make this a perfect afternoon tea.
Origin: Sri Lanka and India
Luxury Ingredients: Black tea, lemon balm leaves, strawberry pieces, calendula and sunflower petals.
Infusion: Bright and coppery
Antioxidant Level: High`
Hot Tea: Bring water to a boil. Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea in the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the teapot. Cover and let steep for 3-7 minutes according to taste.
Ice Tea: Place 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea into a teapot for each serving required. Using freshly drawn cold water, boil and pour over the tea. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes. Add hot tea to a glass filled with ice.
Shelf Life: 10 years unopened. 2 years after being opened.