This plantation is located about 1,500 metres above sea level in Shree Antu in the Ilam district close to the Indian border and the Darjeeling plantations. First flushes are renowned both for their aromatic complexity and their freshness.
A sweet, smooth Nepalese Grand Cru with notes of rose, citrus zest and fresh almonds and a vegetal peak boasting a long finish.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: attractive, rolled leaves with large buds
Colours: mixture of greens with silvery highlights
Scents: fruit, floral, vegetal
Scents: zesty, floral, exotic fruit, brioche
Aromas: rose, citrus zest, peach, fresh almond, vanilla, vegetal finish and a toasted finale
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a highly round spring tea, which reveals a fresh and gourmet aromatic profile with peach, citrus zest and rose notes.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'45 minutes in water heated to 85°C.
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.