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, little-known 5-hectare tea garden.
A sweet black tea with a powdery texture, which reveals vegetal, floral and camphor notes, and a delicately astringent finish.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: thin, long leaves and buds
Colour: dark green, brown and silver
Fragrances: vanilla, fruity, toasted
Fragrances: zesty, floral, honeyed
Texture: powdered with a delicate final astringency
Flavour: sweet, with a hint of acidity
Fragrances: fresh vegetable, floral, camphor, lime
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.