This tea comes from the Phuguri tea estate in the Mirik valley, Darjeeling. The plantations are located between 1,000 and 1,300 metres above sea level. This Grand Cru was produced from the AV2 cultivar, which is renowned for its heady floral notes.
A delicious summer Darjeeling with a delicately powdered texture, which reveals a distinctive rose note with a long finish.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: finely rolled leaves and buds
Colour: brown leaves and silver buds
Fragrances: woody, honeyed, toasted
Fragrances: floral, fruity, honeyed
Texture: smooth, then powdery
Fragrances: zesty, rose bouquet, geraniums, vanilla, cooked fruit, toasted hint, honeyed
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 85°C.
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.