Grands Crus

SKU

2243

Golden Needles

Black tea from China
A Grand Cru with a strong honey and cocoa aromatic profile which develops against a smooth texture.
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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This unconventional black tea reveals a strong honey and cocoa aromatic profile which develops against a smooth texture. An intense, gourmet Grand Cru.

The leaves of this Grand Cru are spectacularly shaped, and are reminiscent of delicate pine needles. It is produced by Mister Xu using the Yun Kang cultivar, and is harvested at over 1,300 meters above sea level near Dingjiaqing.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Dingjiaqing, China
  • Tea colour:
  • black tea

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.

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