This Grand Cru is harvested in the valley of Ilam. It comes from a small nature reserve called Mai Pokhari, which is considered sacred in the Hindu and Buddhist faiths. The tea garden took its name from the reserve. This tea is from a Spring flush.
An original Spring oolong that surprises with its woody, fruity notes and long-lasting hints of chocolate.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Oolong tea
Appearance: leaves rolled into irregular pearls
Colour: khaki and brown shades
Notes: toasted, resinous, camphor, woody
Notes: heavy floral (wintergreen), exotic fruits, wood, green wood
Notes: woody, fresh fruit (apple), length with cocoa hints, toasted hints
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 90°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.