An exceptional Grand Cru from Hunan. It is produced using the Chu Ye Qi cultivar, as well as tea plants harvested on Feng Xingshan mountain. A rare Grand Cru.
An intense and powerful black tea, with enchanting leather, tobacco and cocoa notes. Its fragrances boast both a long finish and rare complexity.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Hunan, China
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: very delicately twisted fine leaves
Colour: dark brown leaves, glossy, with golden buds
Fragrances: leather, woody, cocoa
Fragrances: leather, polished, cocoa
Colour: mahogany, glossy liquor
Flavours: sweet with a fine bitterness
Fragrances: leather, tobacco, malt, cocoa, polished wood, prunes, spiced hint
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.