This Grand Cru is made in the Mirik Valley, Darjeeling. The plots of the Gopaldhara Tea Estate are some of the highest in the region. This is a spring batch produced from clonal tea plants. The first harvests of the year develop such freshness and aromatic complexity that Darjeeling teas are eagerly anticipated by enthusiasts the world over every year.
A spring tea with particularly powerful aromatic notes. It reveals intense yellow fruit notes against a soft, oily texture.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
- Appearance: a blend of leaves and large buds
- Colour: light green, dark green, copper and silver
- Scents: fruit, floral, vegetal
- Scents: almond, vegetal, floral
- Colour: golden
- Texture: oily
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas: yellow fruit, citrus, floral, almond, fresh vegetal, with a zesty finish
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a rich spring Darjeeling both in terms of its highly round texture and its aromatic intensity, with precise fruity 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.