This Grand Cru is harvested in the south of the country, in the region of Boseong. The tea plants grow from a rich soil around a healthy environment and an ideal ocean microclimate. This tea is a Sejak, which is a green tea harvested in the spring.
A green tea with a vegetal, mineral and toasted aromatic profile, which combines with a silky texture and a subtly sweet taste.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Boseong, South Korea
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: finely twisted leaves
Scents: vegetal, vanilla, toasted
Scents: fresh vegetal, mineral, fruity
Colours: yellow pale
Flavours: sweet, with a fine acidity
Aromas: initially vegetal (fresh vegetal, raw vegetables), intense floral note (white flowers), mineral, fresh hazelnut, fruity, iodised hint, subtly toasted
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a complex and varied Grand Cru which brings to mind Chinese teas with mineral and toasted notes, while also sharing similarities with Japanese green teas with vegetal, fresh and intense fragrances. A rare tea with a wide-ranging aromatic profile.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 3'30 minutes in water heated to 70°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 30-40 secondes.
With the Gaiwan: infusions during 20-30 secondes.
With the Kyusu / Shiboridashi by successive 1 minute infusions.
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.