Grands Crus



La Mandala Black Ruby Autumnal

Black tea from Nepal - 2022 third flush
A Grand Cru with woody, floral and praline notes.
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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 tea comes from a small plantation called La Mandala, located in the village of Fikkal, in the Ilam valley. It is one of the smallest tea factories in the country, and is the place where this delicious autumn black tea was first made.

A delicious Grand Cru which reveals woody, floral and praline fragrances, supported by an elegant astringency.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Ilam Valley, Nepal
  • Tea colour:
  • Black Tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 190°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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