Founded in 1999, Himalayan Shangri-La Tea Producers work closely with farmers and cooperatives. The 250 hectare tea garden is located in the Ilam valley at an elevation of 1200–2100 metres.
A tea full of character with woody, fruity and honey notes at its centre.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: regular twisted leaves
Colour: fawn, golden buds
Notes: fruity, woody, honeyed, gourmet, toasted bread, brown sugar, cinnamon
Notes: fruity, gourmet, precious wood
Colour: mahogany with green-yellow highlights
Texture: powdery (a slight astringency)
Flavour: sweet (bitter tip)
Notes: woody, stewed fruits, brown honey
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.