Grands Crus



2020 Phonsavang Mao Cha

Dark tea from Bokeo, Laos
A Grand Cru with apricot and honeyed notes.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


In the village of Phonsavang, in the middle of Bokeo province, grow tea plants that are ancient and beautiful in equal measure. The lush natural surroundings allow some of these plants to reach a height of several metres. Mao Cha is a whole leaf Sheng Pu Erh.

A Grand Cru with delicious apricot and honeyed notes, which are given a long finish by this tea's fine astringency.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Bokeo, Laos
  • Tea colour:
  • Dark tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set or a teapot: 4 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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