This tea was harvested in the little-known Ayush tea garden, which is located in the Ilam valley, Nepal. It is hand-made from a spring flush in a pollution-free environment. This tea boasts uncommonly powerful aromas.
A gourmet, silky oolong that explores the full chocolate palette.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Oolong tea
Appearance: rolled leaves, some buds
Colour: shades of brown (dark)
Notes: almond, camphor, woody, sweet toasted
Notes: dark chocolate, white flowers, stewed fruits
Colour: brown honey
Flavour: sweet, slight hint of bitterness
Notes: chocolate, woody, spicy hints
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
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.