In the highlands of Pathivara (3000 m at its summit), Uday, the manager of the plantation, carried out a surprising experiment: he put tea leaves in contact with rose petals from his village several times during the manufacturing process.
An organic, atypical black tea which unveils floral, vegetal and almond notes, supported by a fine astringency which gives the notes a long finish.
Also delicious iced!
- Panchthar, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: slightly rolled long leaves with rose petals
Colour: dark brown, green and pink hints
Notes: almond, toasted (chestnut)
Notes: vegetal, fruity, floral (jasmine)
Colour: light orange
Texture: silky, delicately powdered
Notes: vegetal, almond, floral (fresh rose), vanilla
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.