This Grand Cru comes from the village of Fikkal, located in the Ilam Valley, Nepal. It is harvested from the T78 cultivar. This recipe is an autumn flush: the leaves are more strongly oxidised.
A third flush black tea characterised by vanilla, floral, milky and almond notes which are given a long finish by the tea's subtle astringency.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: twisted leaves
Colour: white, silvery
Notes: vanilla, floral
Colour: light gold
Texture: delicate astringency
Notes: vanilla, floral, milky, almond
Suggestion of preparation
With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 195°F.
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.
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.