Puttabong tea estate is located in the north-east of Darjeeling, with views of the snow-capped peaks of Kanchenjunga. It is spread over more than 20km, up to the border with Sikkim. This 436-hectare garden was set up in 1852 and is known to be the region's oldest.
A spring Darjeeling with complex and intense notes which are highly floral and fruity, and which boast a long finish.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: small twisted leaves
Colour: pale green and dark green
Fragrances: toasted, fruity, vegetal
Fragrances: floral, zesty, vegetal
Fragrances: vegetal, zesty, floral, brioche, almond, vanilla hint
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.