This Grand Cru is not made from the traditional Camellia Sinensis tea plant, but from a different shrub called Camellia Taliensis. This endemic species has the particularity of producing buds with numerous offshoots. A rare tea.
A rare and atypical Grand Cru. Sweet and oily, it reveals exquisite fruity notes of damson, grapefruit and exotic fruits. An incredible gustative experience !
- Ha Giang, Viêtnam
- Tea colour:
- White tea
Appearance: harvest consisting exclusively of numerous buds
Colour: green with purple highlights
Notes: floral, zesty, almond
Notes: fruity (damson, grapefruit), floral, vanilla-scented
Colour: pale gold
Notes: powerful and complex fruity note, damson, grape, exotic fruits, grapefruit, highly floral (intense rose), hints of liquorice, mild spices (vanilla)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 8' minutes in water heated to 85°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.