This Grand Cru is made in the Rohini tea garden, West Bengal (Kurseong subdivision). Its highly delicate crop (F.T.G.F.O.P.1), is made up of a wide range of shades and silvery buds.
This Darjeeling reveals an intense profile including gourmet, sour and toast notes.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: delicately rolled leaves and buds
Colour: a blend of brown, khaki and dark green
Notes: woody, toasted bread, cooked vegetable, hints of vanilla
Notes: floral, rose, fruity (lychee)
Colour: golden, saffron
Texture: powdered, slight astringency
Flavour: sweet with a fine acidity
Notes: cooked vegetable, toasted bread, fruity, floral
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.