This yellow tea comes to us from Yunnan province. It is harvested at over 1,000 metres above sea level. Its name, Huang Ya Cha, translates as "golden buds", a reference to its exceptional crop. It is produced from the Yun Kang no. 10 cultivar. A rare tea.
A yellow tea with an intense mineral, floral and almond aromatic profile which develops against a rich, highly smooth texture.
- Yunann, China
- Tea colour:
- yellow tea
- Appearance: a spectacular harvest of leaves and long buds
- Colour: green, silver and gold
- Scents: floral, fruit and vanilla
- Scents: floral, fruit (yellow fruits), toasted hints
- Colour: pale yellow. Gleaming liquor
- Texture: smooth
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas: mineral, floral, almond milk, fresh vegetal, nuts, vanilla hints, brown sugar
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a yellow tea with luxurious and complex fragrances that develop against a rich and smooth texture, which gives the aromatic notes a long finish when tasting
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 70°C
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.