This Mao Cha is harvested in Shan State, Myanmar, where ancient tea plants can grow up to a height of several metres. These tea plants are most likely produced from the assamica variety and have been planted and cultivated by the diverse ethnic groups in the region.
This characterful Grand Cru reveals powerful floral, vegetal and mineral notes supported by a subtle bitterness.
- Shan State, Myanmar
- Tea colour:
- Dark tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Colour: black, purple
Notes: mushrooms, dried apricot, floral, hay
Notes: mushrooms, cooked vegetal, floral, yellow fruits
Colour: orange pink
Flavour: sweet, a subtle touch of bitterness
Notes: floral (white flowers), mushrooms, dry vegetal, ashes, mineral
Suggestion of preparation
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.