This oolong is harvested in a wetland in the Ilam valley known as Mai Pokhari, which is sacred to the Hindu and Buddhist faiths. This delicious oolong takes inspiration from ancient Taiwanese tea roasted methods.
A sweet oolong which reveals toasted, honeyed and fruity notes against a silky, finely powdered texture.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
Appearance: branches of leaves rolled into pearls
Colour: dark brown
Fragrances: toasted, fruity, woody
Fragrances: very toasted, woody, fruity
Texture: silky, finely powdered
Fragrances: toasted, honeyed, cooked fruit, floral
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.