This Grand Cru is made in Nilgiris district. It is harvested at over 1,000 metres above sea level along the Western Ghats mountain range. It is produced from a flush that is harvested in September (Grade: Orange Pekoe Large), using a cultivar from the south of India.
A subtly sweet green tea with a sharp bitter hint which gives its vegetal, mineral, toasted and nut fragrances a long finish.
- Nilgiris district, India
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: long rolled leaves
Colour: dark green
Fragrances: vegetal, toasted, fruity
Fragrances: vegetal, toasted, nuts
Flavour: sweet with a delicate bitterness
Fragrances: vegetal (cooked vegetable), mineral, toasted, roasted chestnut
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 75°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.