A rare Darjeeling tea. It is produced in the high-altitude Gopaldhara tea estate, which is located in the Mirik valley. This subtly smoked Grand Cru is reminiscent of Chinese Lapsang Souchong.
This tea combines a silky texture with delicate smoky, woody and fruity notes. A unique autumn Darjeeling.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: a blend of leaves and buds
Colours: brown with golden glints
Scents: woody, honeyed, smoked hint
Scents: smoked, woody, fruity
Texture: initially silky, then subtly powdered
Flavours: sweet, with a very subtle bitterness which gives the fragrances a long finish
Fragrances: woody, wood smoke, polished, fruity, spiced
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.