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 spring. A rare tea made by a small, little-known 5-hectare tea garden.
This gourmet Nepalese tea is characterised by fruity, cocoa notes and a soft texture.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: crumpled and rolled leaves, buds
Colour: dark brown
Notes: fruity (ripe fruits), woody, toasted bread
InfusionNotes: fruity, cocoa, precious wood
Colour: dark orange
Flavour: sweet, acidic
Notes: fruity, cocoa, woody
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'45 minutes in water heated to 185°F.
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.