Over the last few years, several African plantation managers have sought to increase the quality of the tea they produce. This fine black tea harvest with large, delicately twisted leaves come to us from Kenya.
This balanced black tea develops powerful woody, floral, fruity and spiced fragrances.
- Nakuru, Kenya
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: rolled leaves and buds
Colour: brown leaves and golden buds
Fragrances: honneyed, woody, toasted
Fragrances: fruity, waxed, woody
Texture: powdery, with a delicate astringency
Fragrances: woody, floral, cooked fruit, spiced
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 195°F.
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.