Grands Crus

SKU

013A20

Darjeeling Phuguri DJ 51 F.T.G.F.O.P.1 wild roses

Darjeeling Seconde flush 2020
A Grand Cru with a delicately powdered texture, which reveals a distinctive rose note with a long finish.
€36.00
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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 85°C - 185°F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This tea is made in the Phuguri tea estate in Darjeeling, in the Mirik valley. The first tea plants were planted here by Mr Bhavajit Rai in 1875. The plantations are located between 1,000 and 1,300 metres above sea level, near the border with Nepal.
The estate's name comes from the word "Phungri", which means "Bamboo" in Lepcha, as many bamboo plants could be found growing in the area in the past. This garden boasts rich biodiversity, with well-preserved fauna and flora.This Grand Cru was produced from the AV2 cultivar, which is renowned for its heady floral notes.
A delicious summer Darjeeling with a delicately powdered texture, which reveals a distinctive rose note with a long finish.

This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.

The Choice of Francois-Xavier Delmas

Tea sommelier Expert and Founder of Palais Des Thés

Beautiful batch boast from a famous plantation. A lovely plucking. A very nice tasting experience, an intense floral bouquet, a fine aromatic strength. Long finish and lingering taste. To be unfolded!

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Darjeeling, India
  • Tea colour:
  • black tea

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.

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