Puttabong tea estate was founded in 1852, making it the oldest in Darjeeling. Its poetic name translates as "the house of green leaves". The estate covers 436 hectares at an altitude of 450 to 1,900 metres. Puttabong is managed using ecological farming practices.
This spring Grand Cru is characterised by its strong floral notes that develop against a powdery texture.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: small leaves and white buds
Colour: dark brown and green
Notes: floral, toasted, gourmet (almond and fruity)
Notes: rose, fresh vegetable
Texture: round and powdered
Notes: floral, raw vegetable, almond
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.