This superb Gao Shan Cha (High Mountain Tea) is a small artisanal batch made by the Wang family. A Gao Shan Cha is a high-altitude tea – this one is from Shan Lin Xi Mountain, harvested at over 1,200 metres altitude from the Qing Xin cultivar. An exceptional tea.
This delicate and aromatic Grand Cru delivers floral and fruity notes with a soft vegetal background.
- Nantou, Taiwan
- Tea colour:
- Oolong tea
Appearance: leaves rolled into "dragonfly heads".
Colour: dark green to light green
Notes: butter, brioche, vegetable, floral
Notes: vegetal, floral (white flowers), buttery, fresh fruit background
Colour: golden yellow
Notes: vegetal, fresh fruits, intense vegetal, cream, floral (jasmine, osmanthus, lily)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 6' 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.