Grands Crus



Gopaldhara DJ 517 Thunder Autumnal

Black tea from Darjeeling, India - 2022 third flush
A Grand Cru with honeyed, exotic fruit and precious wood notes.
SafeTea™ *Inspected according to EU regulations on the plant-protection quality of food.
€18.00 €1.00 / 100g

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This Grand Cru is harvested in Gopaldhara, a tea estate in the Mirik valley, Darjeeling. This tea estate is one of the highest in the region. This recipe is an autumn flush: the manufacturing process involves a higher level of leaf oxidation.

This gourmet black tea with a powdery texture reveals honeyed, exotic fruit and precious wood notes.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Darjeeling, India
  • Tea colour:
  • Black Tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 195°F.

With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.

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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