This Grand Cru comes from Fujian province, which is famous for its well-established tradition of white tea production. It is produced from a rare tea plant known as Cai Cha. It stands out thanks to the quality of its highly regular crop.
A highly fresh white tea which reveals very floral (geranium, white flowers) and fruity (citrus) notes against a silky texture.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Fujian, China
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: leaves and buds, regular crop
Colour: pale green and dark green
Fragrances: vegetal, floral, citrus
Fragrances: floral (geranium), vegetal, exotic fruit
Colour: pale gold
Texture: silky, with a finely powdered finish
Fragrances: floral (geranium, rose, white flowers), vegetal (green asparagus), vanilla, citrus (lemon, bergamot)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 70°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.