This Grand Cru is made in the Norling tea garden in the Ilam valley, Nepal. It is harvested at over 1,600 metres above sea level during the autumn. A rare tea made by a small, 5-hectare tea garden that remains little-known.
This delicately powdered black tea reveals cocoa, fruit, honey and vanilla notes alongside a subtly sweet taste.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Black tea
Appearance: thin leaves and twisted buds
Colour: brown leaves with silvery sparkles
Fragrances: toasted, honeyed, woody
Fragrances: fruity, honeyed, woody
Flavour: sweet with a slight bitterness
Fragrances: cocoa, fruity, honeyed, vanilla, toasted hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.