This tea comes from the Barnesbeg Tea Estate in Darjeeling. Its plantations are located at a high altitude, along the foothills of the Himalayas. First flushes are renowned for their especially rich aromatic complexity.
This spring Darjeeling develops vivacious vegetal, camphor and bitter almond flavours.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: small twisted leaves
Colour: green and silver
Notes: toasted, fruity, vegetal
Notes: vegetal, camphor
Texture: delicate astrigency
Flavour: acid, delicate bitterness
Notes: vegetal, aromatic herbs, green lemon zest, camphor, bitter almond
Suggestion of preparation
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.