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« Tea from beyond the skies »
The celebrated garden of Namring was created in 1855 by the British. Cultivated at 1,525 meters in altitude, this cru is harvested from an absolutely magnificent and prestigious parcel of land. Ample sunlight and pure water from the Himalayas provoke the formation of tasty buds and hence the crafting of this grand millesime. The remarkable character of Namring’s terroir and the admirable work of the planters associated with the unique savoir-faire of Mariage Frères give rise to a rich splendor of lunar velvety shades. This Darjeeling Nouveau, an exclusive Mariage Frères creation, has been released early, fast-tracked from the estate to the cup.
Sumptuous whole leaves and tender buds with undulating forms whose jade hues are punctuated with a touch of platinum.
Their absolutely divine scent blends the sensuality of rosebud with the fruitiness of melon syrup. A few sparkling notes of Victoria pineapple coalesce at the end.
As golden as a bouquet of mimosa, the sparkling liqueur twinkles with the precious down of silvery buds. Like caressing the palate, one can intensely perceive all the freshness of spring, between mock orange honey, green fig jam and crunchy mirabelle plum. A gem of Darjeeling.
Tea from beyond the skies: an extraordinary Darjeeling Nouveau.
1 - place 10g of tea in 1 liter of spring water; keep in the fridge for about 12 hours.
2 - filter out the leaves then let the liqueur come to room temperature.
3 - best served in a large balloon glass, filled up to a third.
, a slow infusion in cold water, results in a further exploration of the infinite aromatic palette of this grand cru. The cold allows new fragrances to express themselves in a dazzling and totally intoxicating way.