Grands Crus



2020 Mini Tuo Cha from Phoenix Mountain

Dark tea from Yunnan, China
A Grand Cru with humus, undergrowth and mushroom notes.

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  • Infusion Time 5'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This Grand Cru is from Phoenix Mountain, Yunnan province, China. It is harvested at over 1,700 metres above sea level, and benefits from a mild climate all year round. The leaves have been fermented for 45 days, and then stored in a dry environment for 3 years.

A shu pu erh characterised by powerful humus, undergrowth and mushroom notes which develop against a smooth texture.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Yunnan, China
  • Tea colour:
  • Dark Tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 5 minutes in water heated to 195°F.
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.

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.

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