This Taiwanese tea is produced in Baguashan, in the Nantou region. It is harvested at 500 metres above sea level, from the renowned Si Ji Chun cultivar. It is a semi-oxidised oolong, and its leaves are rolled into evenly-shaped pearls.
With its floral, vanilla and buttery notes, this elegant, gourmet oolong stands out through its highly round texture and its deliciously sweet taste.
- Nantou, Taiwan
- Tea colour:
- oolong tea, medium oxidation
- Appearance: small, evenly sized pearls
- Colour: blend of green
- Scents: floral, vegetal, buttery
- Scents: very floral, vegetal, tiare
- Colour: pale yellow
- Texture: oily
- Flavours: very sweet
- Aromas: highly floral initial aroma (white flowers, frangipani flowers), fresh vegetal notes, vanilla, almond milk, butter, coconut and fruity notes
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: : a delicious, oily and sweet oolong revealing polished, highly floral notes as well as exotic and gourmet notes
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5 minutes in water heated to 90°C
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.