This Taiwanese Grand Cru is produced in Nantou County from the renowned Si Ji Chun cultivar. The tea plants develop at 400 metres above sea level, along the Baguashan mountain. This tea is the creation of young grower Mr. Chen.
A fine, intense roasted oolong which reveals a large variety of toasted notes which bring to mind caramel, roasted barley and cooked fruit.
- Nantou, Taiwan
- Tea colour:
- Oolong (highly oxidised / roasted)
Appearance: leaves rolled into small pearls
Colours: dark brown
Scents: toasted, woody, fruity
Scents: toasted, cooked fruit, caramel
Flavours: very sweet
Aromas: intense caramel, cereals, roasted barley, vegetal, fruity, vegetal hint, vanilla, roasted notes with a long finish when tasting
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a round and sweet oolong which is characterised by a range of complex and highly soft roasted notes.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
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.