A rare Oolong from the Yanki Tea Factory, located in the Mirik Valley in Darjeeling. It is harvested at between 600 and 2,220 metres above sea level, along the heights of Bungkulung. It is produced using the Tukdah 78 and Ambari Vegetative 2 clonal cultivars.
This rare Darjeeling Grand Cru is a delight thanks to its powerful gourmet honeyed, toasted, fruity and cocoa notes.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- Oolong (highly oxidised)
Appearance: delicately rolled buds and leaves
Colour: brown leaves and silver buds
Fragrances: fruity, floral, and roasted
Fragrances: fruity, honeyed, and roasted
Fragrances: honeyed, toasted, fruity (cooked fruit), cocoa, floral hint, woody
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' 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.