This tea is harvested in the Ilam valley in eastern Nepal, and is produced in a recently founded tea garden nestled in a mountain range. Himshikhar takes you on a journey to see the majestic peaks of the Himalayas.
This summer flush has a silky texture which develops cocoa, honey and stewed fruit notes. Indulge yourself with this delicious Grand Cru, perfect as an afternoon tea!
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: twisted leaves and buds
Colour: dark brown, gold
Notes: woody, fruity
Notes: fruity, cocoa, woody
Notes: woody, cocoa, fruity (stewed fruits), honeyed, spicy
Suggestion of preparation
Prepare this tea warm:
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.
Prepare this tea iced:
In a teapot or carafe: infuse 16 g of leaves per liter of water at room temperature for 30 minutes. Remove the leaves and store in the fridge.
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.