Kalapani is a relatively unknown plantation in the Panchtar district. Kalapani means "black water," referring to the nearby lake. This tea garden is set in an idyllic environment, surrounded by breathtaking mountains.
This Grand Cru tea has strong vegetal, mineral, and fruity aromas, as well as a delicately astringent texture that gives the notes a long finish.
Appearance: twisted leaves
Color: dark green
Fragrances: vegetal, floral, toasted
Fragrances: cooked vegetables, mineral, floral
Color: light green
Texture: powdered with a delicate astringency
Flavor: sweet with an elegant bitterness, subtle acidity
Fragrances: cooked vegetables, mineral, floral, bitter almond
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 170°F (75°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.