Established in 1999, Himalayan Shangri-La Tea Producers is a factory that works closely with farmers and cooperatives. The garden lies at between 1,200 and 2,100 metres above sea level, in Ilam valley.
A Nepalese tea with intense vegetal notes and a powerful texture marked by a delicate astringency, which gives the flavours a long finish.
This tea is organically grown and has been certified by USDA Organic.
- Ilam, Nepal
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: small rolled leaves
Colour: pale green and dark green
Fragrances: vegetal, toasted
Fragrances: intense vegetal, fruity
Flavours: sweet, with a delicate bitterness
Fragrances: highly vegetal, raw vegetable (artichoke), bitter almond
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'45 minutes in water heated to 185°F.
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.