This Grand Cru is made in the Rohini tea estate in Kurseong subdivision, West Bengal. A "muscatel" Darjeeling refers to a tea with aromatic bouquet that is reminiscent of muscat grape. Its unique and particularly rare aroma is created by the tea jassid insect.
This gourmet summer tea offers lovely woody, honeyed and strong chocolate notes to delight all tastes.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: small rolled leaves, buds
Colour: shades of brown with lighter tips
Notes: woody, honeyed, blond tobacco
Notes: chocolate (dark chocolate), woody, brown honey
Colour: dark orange
Texture: powdery with a fine astringency
Notes: chocolate (dark chocolate), woody, honeyed
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'45 minutes in water heated to 185°F.
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.