The first time you taste a Pu Erh it is generally a surprise, but if you enjoy its intense, powerful flavour, it quickly becomes a favourite. Low in caffeine, it can be enjoyed from morning to night. Pu Erh is well-known for its beneficial qualities: it is reputed to aid digestion and help detox the body, making it an excellent tea to enjoy after a meal.
This tea originates from the Bu Lang mountain at an altitude of 1000 metres and was harvested in 2013. It belongs to the Pu Erh Shu family, having undergone an accelerated fermentation process before being dried and sorted.
This is a sweet and velvety Pu Erh Shu with an exquisite aromatic intensity. This tea reveals lingering woody, liquorice and cocoa notes.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea, Pu Erh Shu (ripe)
- Appearance: fine leaves and twisted buds
- Colour: brown, dark ocher
- Scents: wood, leather
- Scents: damp wood, earth, peat-scented notes
- Colour: brown
- Texture: velvety
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas:damp wood, earth, hint of liquorice, cocoa and mushroom
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: this Pu Erh Shu unveils precise and concentrated notes of wood and humid earth, with liquorice and cocoa-scented nuances. It is sweet, creamy and persistent in the mouth
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.