Earl Grey

Earl Grey


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Notes.—Clean, aromatic, subtle astringency.

Origin.—Scented with bergamot oil, this black tea comes from Nilgiri, India, one of the highest tea estates in the world. The Nilgiri Hills are a range of mountains with at least 24 peaks above 2,000 metres (6,600 ft), in the westernmost part of Tamil Nadu state at the junction of Karnataka and Kerala states in Southern India.

Flower.—A. Common Violet (Viola cucullata). B. Bird's-Foot Violet (Viola pedata).