With its creamy, powdery texture, this premium tea develops harmonious notes of vanilla, mushroom and fruit, sustained by a subtle sweet flavour.
This premium tea is made using a variety of tea plant from Yunnan that is used to make Pu Erhs. Da Ye means "large leaves".
Bai Da Ye is a white tea composed of magnificent buds that have been fermented. It has the aromatic profile of a Pu Erh but has been processed like a white tea.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- White tea
- Appearance: magnificent buds with a glossy down
- Colour: silver
- Scents: hay, vanilla, fruit, a hint of animal
- Scents: vanilla, fruit, mushroom, flowers (lily), milk
- Colour: clear and gleaming, a creamy yellow
- Texture: creamy and powdery, making way for a very smooth sensation
- Flavours: a subtle sweetness
- Aromas: hay, fruit (date, dried fruit), vanilla, flowers (lily, daisy, rose), a hint of aniseed, mushroom, milk
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a unique smooth tasting with harmonious, delicate notes, sustained by a subtle sweet flavour and a full, powdery texture
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 8 minutes in water heated to 90°C
With the Gong Fu Cha: up to 8 infusions (15 to 60 seconds) in water heated to 90°C
In a small zhong: up to 10 infusions (15 to 45 seconds) 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.