This Grand Cru is produced in Fujian province. It is harvested from the soil of the famous Wuyi mountains. This spring tea is produced from the rare and ancient Cai Cha cultivar.
This silky white tea reveals elegant vegetal and almond fragrances which are dominated by a powerful peony note.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
• Colour: white tea
• Country: China
• Region: Fujian
• Cultivar: Cai Cha
• Origin: Wuyi Shan
• Altitude: 200-600 m
• Climate: 20°C
• Flush: spring 2021
• Production: manual
- Wuyi Shan, China
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: blend of leaves and delicate buds
Colour: pale green leaves and silver buds
Fragrances: dry vegetal, floral, nuts
Fragrances: highly floral, citrus, vegetal
Flavours: sweet, with a graceful bitter finish
Fragrances: bouquet of peonies, fresh vegetal, dry vegetal, almond milk
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 70°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.