This Chinese tea, harvested in the spring, comes from the province of Jiangxi. Its name means “clouds and mists of Mount Lu”, referring to the stunning mountain cloaked in clouds where the teas are harvested. A rare tea.
A floral and vegetal spring green tea with a buttery, mineral finish. The initial smoothness gives way to a subtly powdery texture.
- Jiangxi, China
- Tea colour:
- green tea
- Appearance: delicate rolled leaves
- Colours: dark green, clear
- Scents: pronounced floral, vegetal
- Scents: floral, butter, vegetal
- Colours: pale green
- Texture: smooth start with a subtly powdery finish
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas: floral (lily of the valley), vegetal (stems, raw vegetables), butter, mineral, nuts
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a Grand Cru rich in texture and aromas. Its powerful, floral start gives way to a fresh, vegetal core blending with intense, mineral and buttery notes
Suggestion of preparation
With the testing: 4 minutes in water heated to 75°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.