This Thai Grand Cru is made in the province of Chiang Mai. It is produced from Camellia sinensis and assamica tea plants. Its crop is harvested entirely by hand along the heights of Mae Shae.
A powerful green tea with a subtly astringent texture which reveals intense fruity, vegetal and mineral fragrances.
- Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: twisted leaves
Fragrances: vegetal, toast, fruity
Fragrances: cooked fruit, vegetal, honeyed
Texture: elegant astringency
Flavour: sweet, with a subtle bitterness
Fragrances: vegetal, cooked vegetables, mineral, fruity, toasted hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 75°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.