A grade of tea often confused for a blend, it is also a brand name for some companies. Generally a high-grown leaf. This is most likely the tea that the Duke of Wellington and Lord Nelson are known to have taken into battle with them against Napoleon. So if you need some inspiration to 'change the course of history' this is the tea for you.
A large leaf with flavour that varies from very delicate to bland.
The tea leaf most often encountered, it is appropriately taken at lunch with or without milk and sugar. It is an abundantly sweet perfectly suited afternoon tea. In the summer Ceylon makes an excellent iced tea.