Puttabong is the oldest Darjeeling garden and one of the most prestigious. Its poetic name means "house of green leaves". It is an historic garden from which you can admire Kangchenjunga, and reaches up to 1900 metres.
A spring Darjeeling that unveils enchanting notes of flowers and fruit. A whirlwind of fragrances that are a beautiful celebration of spring.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: small twisted leaves
Colour: green and silver
Notes: toasted, fruity, vegetal
Notes: flower bouquet, yellow fruits
Texture: very smooth, delicate powdery finish
Flavour: sweet with a touch of bitterness that enhances the perfumes
Notes: rose, vanilla, yellow fruits, zest, fresh vegetal, fresh almond
Suggestion of preparation
With the teapot or the tasting set: 3’45 minutes in water heated to 180°F.
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.
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.