This Grand Cru is made in the Chiang Mai province of Thailand. It is harvested at 1,000 metres above sea level in Mae Shae. This tea is produced from sinensis and assamica tea plants.
A fresh and sharp Mao Cha, with a rich aromatic bouquet, offering mineral, apricot and vegetal notes supported by a finely astringent texture.
- Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: long crumpled leaves
Colour: dark green and brown glints
Fragrances: woody, dry vegetal, leather
Fragrances: yellow fruits, mineral, vegetal
Flavours: subtle bitterness which gives the fragrances a long finish
Fragrances: highly mineral, vegetal, fruity (apricot), woody hint
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.