This tea is made in the Millikthong tea estate in southern Darjeeling, near the border with Nepal. Its crop is made up of various cultivars, which gives the tea a very rich aromatic palette.
This spring Darjeeling boasts delicious delicate flower, almond and citrus fragrances with the fine astringency that is typical of this tea family.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: small twisted leaves
Colour: light green and dark green
Fragrances: floral, almond
Fragrances: floral (rose), white fruits, pastry notes
Colour: golden yellow
Texture: delicate astringency
Aromas: floral (white flowers), raw and cooked vegetal, almond, citrus, camphor hint (mint)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'45 minutes in water heated to 85°C.
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.