This Grand Cru comes from the little known Ayush tea garden in the Ilam valley. It draws inspiration from black teas and oolong and is made from a selection of clonal tea plants. A rare tea.
A gentle Nepalese Grand Cru with honeyed, floral and cocoa fragrances which develop in balance with a very round texture.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: twisted leaves and buds
Colour: brown leaves with silvery sparkles
Fragrances: floral, fruity, and toasted
Fragrances: fruity, waxed, floral
Fragrances: honeyed, floral, cocoa, woody, smoked hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.