This summer tea comes from Sakhejung, in the Ilam valley. it is harvested at over 1,800 metres above sea level using tea plants that grow along the Mahabharat mountain range.
A rare summer Grand Cru.
A powerful Himalayan green tea. Its vegetal, mineral and floral notes develop against a powdery texture marked by a light astringency.
- Ilam, Nepal
- green tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Fragrances: mineral, fruity, toast
Fragrances: cooked vegetables, mineral
Texture: powdered with a delicate astringency
Flavour: sweet and delicately acidic
Fragrances: vegetal, cooked vegetables, mineral, floral, toasted
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.