Grands Crus



Chiang Mai Roasted Mao Cha

Dark tea from Chiang Mai, Thailand
A Grand Cru with toasted, woody, and subtly mineral notes a long finish.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This Mao Cha is harvested along the heights of Mae Shae at over 1,000 metres above sea level. It is produced from sinensis and assamica cultivars. Its leaves are intensely toasted at the end of production, strongly affecting the tea's taste. A rare tea!

A Grand Cru with uncommon, intensely toasted fragrances. Its finely astringent texture gives its toasted, woody, and subtly mineral notes a long finish.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Tea colour:
  • dark tea

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.

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