This tea comes from the Dhankuta region in Nepal. It is harvested at between 1,200 metres and 2,200 metres above sea level. Its production methods are inspired by those of Chinese oolong. The partially oxidised leaves develop strong fragrances.
A rare Grand Cru, with an unconventional production method which reveals a round texture with very powerful fruity and flowery notes.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Dhankuta, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- oolong tea
Appearance: large, carefully twisted leaves
Colours: blend of brown and green
Scents: floral, fruity, toasted
Scents: higly fruity, floral, honey
Aromas: fruity (fresh yellow fruit, citrus), floral, vegetal hint, fresh almond, toasted
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: the unconventional production method of this rare Grand Cru results in a round texture and highly powerful fruit and flower notes.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°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.