Bogawantalawa ෴ බගවන්තලාව
Bogawantalawa Tea Estates is a name synonymous with the rich traditions of Ceylon Tea. Nestled in the enchanting Golden Valley of Ceylon, our estates are known for producing the finest all-round climate positive teas which have become a trusted choice the world over.
For over 150 years old that Bogawantalawa Tea Estates is the world’s first tea growing, manufacturing and marketing company offering “Uncompensated Climate Positive Teas” certified for product and facility.
Preserving the environment while combating climate change and uplifting the lives of the tea harvesters is an integral part of our company. True to the motto of being “Passionate Growers with sustainability at heart”, we have made it the way of life here in Bogawantalawa.
Based above a pristine lake, Norwood Estate lays tucked away along the ridge of Bogawantalawa. Situated at an elevation of 4,580 feet above sea level, the tea fields of Norwood is blessed with ideal microclimatic conditions and perfect terroir for fine quality leaf.
Norwood Green Tea is produced preserving the goodness of the crisp green leaves specially handpicked during selective morning hours, that contributes to its mellow and soothing liquor with hints of nutty flavour and herbal aroma.
The Norwood Black Tea produces a signature cup that is reddish and bright with a golden hue, smooth on pallet with a revitalizing aroma best enjoyed in its pure state.
Bridwell lays tucked away within the plains towards the east of the Golden Valley of Ceylon Tea.
Specially handpicked these pristine leaves derive its unique character owing to its locality. Situated at an elevation of 4300 feet experiencing two monsoons, the microclimate created within the mountains adds to its novelty.
Rich in flavour, Bridwell Teas produces a full bodied liquor that is cherry red, sits deep in cup and robust on palate throughout the year. The unrivalled characteristics of this Tea makes it ideal for a single estate English Breakfast Tea to take with milk or honey.
Located in the upper reaches of the Golden Valley – Fetteresso Estate is surrounded by pristine rainforests that extend up to Horton Plains, a World Heritage Site.
The black Teas from Fettersso creates a sparkling red liquor with a golden hue with medium strength, rich in flavour and aroma. This splendid Tea with hints of floral undernotes is rejuvenating and best drunk neat.
‘Kotiyaglla’ produces the most luscious orthodox teas with a rich heritage of over 150 years. Dating back to 1843, Kotiyagalla Estate was the site of the very first Tea factory in the Golden Valley of Ceylon Tea.
The pioneering Scottish Tea Planters particularly choose this estate for its rich soil and perfect microclimatic conditions created by the knolls, flowing springs and peak wilderness in its environs.
Well known for its inimitable positioning in the Golden Valley of Ceylon tea, Loinorn Estate is located at an elevation of 5330 feet above sea level laying at the border of the world rewound montane forests reserves and pristine Horton Plains grasslands.
In this estate lays ‘Field 17’ that is uniquely cocooned amongst the cool blend of easterly winds from the Himalays and southwest monsoon created by the Mascarene-high contributes to the unsurpassed character of the teas from this particular turf.
Surrounded by plains and peak wilderness, the tea from Tientsin inherits its special characteristics from its ancestral origin. Sourced from Tientsin division of Bogawantalawa Estate – named after a village in China, these exceptional Teas originates from the seedlings brought from this village over 150 years ago.
Unlike commonly found Teas in Sri Lanka, the leaves of these Tea bushes are smaller in size and delicate beyond the 2 leaf and a bud.