This Grand Cru comes from the Puttabong Tea Estate, the oldest in Darjeeling. "Muscatel" describes teas with a muscat-like aromatic bouquet that is smooth and fruity. Jassid insect are responsible for the tea's rare and characteristic bouquet.
A second flush black tea with a gourmet aromatic profile. Its honeyed, spiced and cocoa notes bloom against a delicate powdered texture.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- Black Tea
Appearance: small leaves with buds
Colour: brown, silvery hints
Notes: woody, fresh almond, cocoa
Notes: woody, spices, vegetal, almond
Texture: delicately powdery
Notes: cocoa, spicy, woody, almond, fruity, honeyed, floral
Suggestion of preparation
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.