This Grand Cru is harvested in the mountains of Hoang Lien Son, Vietnam. It is produced from a highly delicate spring flush. This white tea is harvested at over 2,500 metres above sea level from centuries-old Camellia Sinensis shrubs.
A white tea with captivating floral notes which combine with fruit and vanilla fragrances. Its very oily texture gives the notes a long finish.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Lai Châu, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: regular leaves and buds
Colour: blend of dark green, pale green with silver highligts
Fragrances: floral, almond
Fragrances: floral, fruity, vegetal
Fragrances: highly floral, yellow fruit, fresh almond, vanilla, vegetal, brioche hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 70°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.