The character and subtle quality of this floral, sweet tea have earned it the name “the mocha of teas” or “surgeon’s tea”, because it awakens without over stimulating. A superb leaf with plenty of golden buds. An essential classic at Palais des Thés.
Grand Yunnan Imperial is the most popular single-origin tea at Palais des Thés. It has converted many coffee drinkers and is an excellent substitute for coffee at the start of the day.
Colour: A beautiful amber colour. A supple, smooth texture with a delicate astringency Aromas: waxed wood, honey and a few animal notes Profile in the mouth: very well balanced, with the notes following the texture beautifully
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
Tea and dishes message
The mellifluous notes of Grand Yunnan Impérial blend perfectly with the intensity of dark chocolate. This association gives rise to a delightful harmony of velvety smooth notes creating a chord full of character.