This Shu Pu Erh is harvested along Phoenix Mountain, Yunnan province. It is produced using the assamica cultivar. This is a very high grade of Pu Erh. Its name means "pine fragrance", in reference to its complex aromatic profile.
A delicious Grand Cru which reveals resinous, earthy and woody fragrances, supported by a subtly powdered texture.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- Dark Tea
Appearance: small elongated leaves
Notes: hazelnut, damp earth, nuts
Notes: hazelnut, porcini mushrooms, humus
Notes: damp earth, hazelnut, nuts, softwood, oak moss, lichen, dry fruit finish
Suggestion of preparation
With the teapot or the tasting set: 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.