This black tea comes from Vietnam and is harvested in Moc Chau, in the Son La region. It is made from Shan Tuyet tea plants : these are magnificent, giant and ancient tea plants hidden in the mountains.
This powerful Grand Cru reveals cocoa, honeyed, fruity and finely spiced fragrances which develop against a delicately powdered texture.
- Son La, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: thin twisted leaves
Colour: dark brown
Fragrances: honeyed, fruity, woody
Fragrances: cocoa, fruity, honeyed
Texture en bouche : powdered
Flavour: sweet with a subtle bitterness
Fragrances: cocoa, honeyed, cooked fruit, hints of spices, floral
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°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.