This Grand Cru is harvested in Ha Giang, Vietnam. It is a dark tea which has been fermented for 45 days. It is harvested at 2,000 metres above sea level along the Tay Con Linh heights using Shan tea plants.
A finely powdered dark tea characterised by wood, humus and cellar notes with fruity and spiced hints.
- Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: large crinkled leaves
Colour: dark brown
Fragrances: woody, earth, humus
Fragrances: woody, cellar, humus
Flavours: sweet, with a subtle bitterness
Fragrances: woody, humus, cellar, dried fruit, spiced hint, mushroom 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.