This garden is 1,800 to 2,000 m above sea level, near the village of Pathivara. Overlooking Kumbhakarna mountain, it lies inside a pollution-free area, meaning that the leaves are processed in very healthy surroundings.
A velvety Grand Cru with a lovely sweet flavour which develops a fine acidity. It reveals fresh, vegetal, floral and almond notes.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Panchthar, Népal
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: attractive, rolled leaves with large buds
Colours: mixture of greens with silvery highlights
Scents: vegetal, toasted, almonds
Scents: vegetal, floral, fruity
Texture: velvety, with a delicate final astringency
Flavours: sweet with a subtle acidity
Aromas: initially vegetal (fresh vegetal), then aromatic herbs, floral, almond, citrus twist
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.