This tea was harvested in the little-known Ayush tea garden in the Ilam valley of Nepal. It is made by hand in a pollution-free environment from a spring flush. This tea has unusually strong aromas.
A gourmet, silky oolong that explores the full chocolate palette.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- Oolong tea
Appearance: rolled leaves, some buds
Color: shades of brown (dark)
Notes: almond, camphor, woody, sweet toasted
Notes: dark chocolate, white flowers, stewed fruits
Color: brown honey
Flavor: sweet, slight hint of bitterness
Notes: chocolate, woody, spicy hints
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.