Grands Crus



Arya Tara Wonder Spring

Black tea from Ilam, Nepal - 2024 first flush
A Grand Cru with floral, almond and zesty notes.

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  • Infusion Time 3'45

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 85°C - 185°F

  • Time of the day All day long


In the Ilam Valley, Arya Tara creates their signature "Wonder Spring" tea each year. This plantation is set at an altitude of approximately 1500 m, close to Darjeeling. This tea is based on one of the most aromatic cultivars in the world: the AV2.

This highly refined first flush black tea stands out thanks to its splendid floral, almond and zesty notes that develop against a silky texture.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Ilam, Nepal
  • Tea colour:
  • Black Tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 3’45 minutes in water heated to 185°F.

Also delicious iced: Steep 8 g in 50 cl of water at room temperature 30 min. Remove the tea leaves and refrigerate.

Grands Crus: savour the exceptional

Rare and ephemeral, teas identified as Grands Crus by Palais des Thés are the result of alchemy between a tea plant variety, its terroir and the talent of an artisan grower. Meticulously plucked, processed and sourced in the most respected tea gardens, our Grands Crus unveil unique flavours that reflect the refinement of their origins.

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