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.
- Ilam valley, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: twisted leaves
Colour: brown and silver
Notes: floral, vanilla, willow
Notes: floral, fruity
Colour: pale yellow
Notes: fresh floral, vanilla, willow
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.