Grands Crus



Organic Himshikhar Gold

Black tea from Ilam valley, Nepal - 2023 second flush
An organic Grand Cru with cocoa, honey and stewed fruit notes.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 85°C - 185°F

  • Time of the day All day long


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!

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Ilam, Nepal
  • Tea colour:
  • Black Tea

Suggestion of preparation

Prepare this tea warm: 

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 185°F.

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.

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