Grands Crus



Arya Tara Wonder Summer

Black tea from Ilam valley, Nepal - 2023 second flush
A surprising Grand Cru with zesty and floral notes.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 85°C - 185°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This small plantation is located at an altitude of around 1,500 metres, near the border with India and the plantations of Darjeeling. Every year, it produces its flagship tea, "Arya Tara Wonder". This is a summer flush of this iconic Cru.

This Nepalese second flush tea has a surprise aromatic profile, including bergamot orange and rose notes which develop against a silky texture.

Special qualities

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

Suggestion of preparation

Prepare this tea warm: 

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 185°F.

With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.

Prepare this tea iced: 

In a teapot or a carafe: infuse 16 g of leaves per liter of water at room temperature for 30 minutes. Remove the leaves and store in the fridge.

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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