This tea comes from Himalayan Shangri-La Tea Producers. Founded in 1999 it works closely with farmers and cooperatives. Its 250 hectare tea garden is located in the Ilam valley at an elevation of 1200–2100 metres.
An elegant tea with delicate camphor, fruity and floral notes complemented by a rounded texture.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: crumpled leaves
Colour: brown and khaki shades, silver buds
Notes: floral, light woody (cedar), camphor
Notes: cooked vegetable, floral, zesty, camphor
Colour: golden yellow
Notes: cooked vegetal, fruity (fresh fruit) with floral notes
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.