This Grand Cru originates in the Chinese province of Hubei. It is an unusual Chinese tea, made by steaming without any prior withering, a prototype for the Japanese method. Its name means "Enshi Jade Dew".
A green tea of an infinite complexity boasting a rich aromatic palette with vegetal, mineral and floral notes which linger on the palate.
- Hubei, China
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: rolled into glistening pine needles
Colour: dark green with light hints
Notes: beautiful vegetal freshness, zesty (yuzu), nuts, fresh and lively
Notes: raw vegetables (peas), fresh vegetable, mineral
Colour: bright yellow-green
Flavour: sweet, umami
Notes: aromatic complexity, bold vegetal notes, with mineral hints supported by a floral aftertaste, and a suggestion of nuts
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 75°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.