Formerly known as Milima
Black Tea -- Special Blend
Country of Origin: Kenya
Shipping Port: Mombasa
Grade: GFBOP (Golden Flowery Broken Orange Pekoe)
Altitude: 5500 – 6500 feet above sea level
Manufacture Type: Orthodox (Traditional leafy)
Cup Characteristics: Very well graded tea evident from the tippy appearance. Haunting malty notes with deep Bordeaux-like flavor. A perfect after-dinner tea.
Infusion: Bright and coppery orange
Ingredients: Luxury black tea
The tea leaves for Milima tea are grown in Kenya at elevations of 6000 feet or higher. Milima literally means 'mountain' in the local Kenyan 'Swahili' language. This luxurious black tea is affectionatley named for New Orleans’ highest point of elevation: Monkey Hill at the Audubon Zoo! Climbing to its peak (a whopping 27.5 feet above sea level) is the quintessential experience of a New Orleans childhood. This well-graded tea is sure to bring your senses to new heights with its malty notes and deep Bordeaux-like flavor.