La Mandala is one of the smallest tea factories in Nepal. It is located in the village of Fikkal, and produces magnificent batches of tea in small quantities all year round. The grower named this tea "moonlight" as it is very smooth.
A summer flush with heady floral notes of rose and geranium, which blend with vegetal notes and develop against a silky texture.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: twisted leaves, downy buds
Colour: brown, silvery hints
Notes: floral, woody, vegetal
Notes: floral, fruity, vegetal
Colour: light yellow
Notes: floral (geranium, fresh rose), almond, vegetal
Suggestion of preparation
Prepare this tea warm:
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.
Prepare this tea iced:
In a teapot or carafe: infuse 16 g of leaves per liter of water at room temperature for 30 minutes. Remove the leaves and store in the fridge.
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.