This flush is harvested in the Teesta Valley, high in the Namring garden. The Namring Tea Estate in Darjeeling dates back to 1855, when the British first planted high quality Chinese tea bushes grown from seeds. This estate is one of the largest in India, covering more than 475 hectares. Namring Tea Garden is located at an altitude of 1400 metres.
A spring Darjeeling with intense notes of citrus fruits and geranium. Its silky texture coupled with its subtle acidity give the flavours along finish.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
- Appearance: slightly rolled leaves and buds
- Colours: a mixture of green, brown and silver
- Scents: floral, vegetal, toasted
- Scents: zest, geranium, muscat
- Colours: orange-coloured, glossy
- Texture: silky
- Flavours: sweet with a subtle acidity
- Aromas: intensely fruity start (candied lemon, zest), highly floral (geranium and rose), soft bread, almonds with a toasted undertone and an intensely fresh vegetal note
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a spring Darjeeling with intense notes of citrus fruits and strong floral undertones. A true concentrate of flavour that slowly unfolds in the mouth
Suggestion of preparation
With the testing: 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.