This tea comes to us from Risheehat, a tea estate located at an altitude of 1,700 metres in Darjeeling. "Muscatel" refers to a tea boasting an aromatic bouquet with the smooth fruity aromas of muscat. Its unique and rare aroma is created by the tea jassid insect.
A vivacious and gourmet summer Darjeeling with apricot, woody, honeyed and cocoa notes.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: small leaves, buds
Colour: shades of brown
Notes: toasted bread, woody, cocoa, gourmet
Notes: fruity (citrus jam), cocoa, hints of precious wood
Colour: dark orange
Texture: powdery with a fine astringency
Flavour: sweet with a slight acidity
Notes: apricot, woody, cocoa
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'45 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.