Grands Crus



La Mandela White Summer

Black tea from Ilam valley, Nepal - 2022 second flush
A Grand Cru with floral, vanilla and willow notes..
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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 85°C - 185°F

  • Time of the day All day long


A Grand Cru from near Fikkal in Nepal that is harvested at an altitude of 2000 metres during the summer. La Mandela is a small manufacturer using artisanal methods.

A sweet black tea whose delicately earthy texture reveals floral, vanilla and willow notes.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Ilam valley, Nepal
  • Tea colour:
  • Black tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 185°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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