A tea harvested in the Dahei mountains in Yunnan province. It is made from the Taiwanese Jinxuan cultivar, traditionally used to make oolongs. Its name, “red dragon”, calls to mind Chinese red teas and Taiwanese black teas.
A tea with woody and cocoa notes boasting an elegant floral finish with hints of freesia. An exceptional black tea with an attractive powdery texture.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: fine and long twisted leaves
Colour: dark brown
Fragrances: honeyed, woody, polished, leather hint
Fragrances: polished hint, cocoa, dark honey, floral
Fragrances: initially honeyed, polished wood, floral (dried rose, freesia), cocoa finish
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.