is in the "Blue Hills" of southern India. It is best-known
for its fragrant, mild Black Tea and Specialty Tea.
is a region of southern India noted for its rolling hills and
fragrant, mild black teas. The majority of high-elevation Nilgiri tea
is Orthodox and a few tea estates are now producing Specialty Tea.
people find that the mellow, perfumey flavor of Nilgiri black tea is
ideal for making Iced Tea. It is worth noting that many types of
black tea (especially those with high levels of tannins, like Assam
teas) tend to cloud when chilled, but Nilgiri teas generally do not
cloud when iced.