This Thai Grand Cru is harvested at over 1,000 metres above sea level in Mae Shae, in Chiang Mai province. It is produced from camellia sinensis and assamica tea plants, and it undergoes a long withering process indoors. A beautiful tea.
A soft, delicate white tea which combines a smooth texture with fine floral, fruity and almond fragrances.
- Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: leaves and long buds
Colour: green and silver
Fragrances: fruity, vegetal
Fragrances: fruity, vegetal and floral
Fragrances: dry vegetal, rose, nuts, almond, vanilla
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 8' minutes in water heated to 70°C.
With the Gong Fu Cha (teapot/Gaiwan): infusions during 20-30 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.