This superb tea hails from the Chiang Mai region of Thailand, where the Assamica tea plants grow high up on Doi Pu Muen mountain. It is made entirely by hand.
An intense Grand Cru characterised by powerful cocoa, woody and honeyed fragrances, as well as a stylish powdered texture.
- Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves, with buds
Colour: brown with gold buds
Notes: cocoa, wood, honey
Notes: cocoa, wood, waxed
Texture: powdery, with a delicate astringency
Flavour: sweet, with a subtle touch of bitterness
Notes: wood, cocoa, liquorice, honey
Suggestion of preparation
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.