A Nepalese Grand Cru from the Ilam valley, Nepal. This traditionally produced tea is harvested at over 2,000 metres above sea level. In comparison with first flushes, second flushes are characterised by more strongly oxidised leaves.
Sweet and velvety, this black tea reveals vegetal, fruity, honeyed and floral fragrances. An aromatic, fresh and balanced summer harvest.
- Origin :
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour :
- black tea
Appearance: attractive, rolled leaves with large buds
Colours: blend of green and brown, with silvery glints
Scents: vegetal, toasted, honeyed
Scents: fruity, floral, honeyed
Aromas: vegetal (artichoke, aromatic herbs), fruity (fresh fruit, almond), honeyed, floral, woody hint.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 85°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
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.