This Darjeeling is from the Rohini garden. The plantation is located in West Bengal (in the Kurseongdistrict), and stretches out over 144 hectares at between 300 and 1300 metres above sea level.It is made from two cultivars.RR – 144 (developed in Runglee Rungliot) and BB-157 (from Barnesbeg).
This year, the first spring Darjeeling is characterised by a fine roundness, a subtly sweet taste andstrong almond, vegetal and floral aromatic notes. A very elegant Grand Cru.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
- Appearance: large leaves and long, delicately rolled buds
- Colour: a blend of green and silver, with dark ochre hints
- Scents: fresh vegetal, almond, toasted
- Scents: floral, yellow fruits, fresh vegetal
- Colour: golden
- Texture: silky
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas: almond, fresh vegetal (fresh grass), floral (white flowers), fruity (citrus), milky, toasted breadfinish
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: it reveals fresh and gourmet almond, vegetal and floralnotes, and a finely sweet taste. A highly round first batch to delight connoisseurs.
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.