This semi-oxidised oolong tea is marked by a slight final roasting of the leaves and is made from the traditional Tie Guan Yin cultivar. This oolong with a sweet taste and powdery texture unveil notes of white flowers, peach and honey with a toasted finish.
A semi-oxidised Chinese tea from the province of Fujian.
- Fujian, China
- Tea colour:
- Oolong, medium oxidation
- Appearance: leaves rolled into small pearls
- Colour: blend of green
- Scents: toasted, wood, fruit
- Scents: floral, vegetal, fruit, wood, toasted
- Colour: gold
- Texture: powdery
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas: honey, vanilla, fruit (peach), floral (white flowers), milky, wood, toasted finish
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a highly aromatic and complex oolong with a sweet flavour and round, finely powdery texture. The notes follow one another creating a perfect balance combining floral, fruity and gourmet notes and a subtly toasted, long-lasting finish
Suggestion of preparation
With the testing: 5 minutes in water heated to 90°C
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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.