This black tea is produced in Yanki Tea in the Mirik valley, India. It is made from the Tukdah 78 and Ambari Vegetative 2 clonal cultivars. It is harvested by hand at between 600 and 2,220 metres above sea level.
A sweet and sharp Grand Cru with woody, vegetal and almond fragrances which develop against an astringent texture.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: rolled leaves
Colour: brown and dark green
Fragrances: woody, fruity, toasted
Fragrances: vegetal, woody, cooked vegetables
Flavour: sweet and sour
Fragrances: woody, vegetal, bitter almond, toasted hints
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.