This rare Grand Cru comes from Myanmar. It is harvested in July in the Shan Highland at over 1,400 metres above sea level. This family-run plantation employs traditional, ancestral and environmentally friendly production methods.
A rounded and sweet black tea that develops woody, polished, fruity and cocoa fragrances. It has a slightly powdered texture.
- Namhsan, Myanmar
- Black tea
Appearance: large crumpled leaves
Colour: brown leaves and golden buds
Fragrances: woody, toasted, honeyed
Fragrances: polished wood, fruity, spiced
Fragrances: woody, polished, stewed fruits, cocoa, honeyed
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.