This tea comes from the Barnesbeg Tea Estate in Darjeeling. Its plantations are located at a high altitude, along the foothills of the Himalayas. First flushes are renowned for their especially rich aromatic complexity.
A spring tea which develops vegetal, zesty and rose flavours against a powdery texture.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: silver buds and rolled leaves
Colour: light green and brown
Notes: floral, fresh vegetal, toasted
Notes: fresh vegetal, apricot, floral
Texture: softly powdered
Flavour: sweet, acidic
Notes: cooked vegetal, fruity (zesty) and floral (rose)
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.