A black tea from the region of Imereti. It is harvested at between 300 and 500 metres above sea level in Gumati. This Grand Cru is made from Camellia Sinensis tea plant seeds and the leaves are harvested in August.
This rare Georgian Grand Cru is highly smooth and sweet. It features intense toasted, cocoa and fruity notes that have a long finish.
- Imerethie, Georgia
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: long leaves slightly rolled
Colours: dark brown
Scents: fruity, honeyed, roasted
Scents: roasted, fruity, woody, cocoa
Aromas: roasted, cocoa, cooked fruits, floral, honeyed, woody, vanilla hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
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.