This Darjeeling is from the Rohini tea garden in West Bengal (Kurseong district). This fine harvest is comprised ofleaves garnished with many buds. It is an autumn harvest.
An autumn black tea characterised by a round texture and fresh vegetal, floral and camphor notes.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- black tea
- Appearance: blends of leaves and buds finely rolled
- Colour: dark green with pale flashes
- Scents: vegetal, wood, toasted
- Scents: very vegetal, raw vegetables, floral
- Colour: golden
- Texture: silky
- Flavours: subtle acidity
- Aromas: vegetal attack (fresh vegetal), green vegetables (fresh peas), floral, camphor, toasted hints, bread crust
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a silky Grand Cru with a sleek acidity which gives the vegetal, floral and finely toasted notes a long finish. A fresh aromatic profile with springtime hints
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.