Grands Crus

SKU

564

Mount Kenya Ooolong

Oolong from Kirinyaga, Kenya
A delicious oolong with a highly smooth texture and intensely sweet flavour
€28.00
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  • Infusion Time 5'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This Grand Cru comes from Mount Kenya, an effusive volcano located in the Kirinyaga region. It is harvested at over 1,800 metres above sea level. The leaves of this oolong, which come from Camellia Sinensis Assamica tea plants, are highly oxidised. This tea benefits from an exceptional soil type: mineral-rich volcanic soil. This tea was harvested in May.

A delicious oolong with a highly smooth texture and intensely sweet flavour. It develops soft honey, liquorice, vanilla and fruity notes.

The Choice of Francois-Xavier Delmas

Tea sommelier Expert and Founder of Palais Des Thés

A fine Kenyan oolong. My friend Marvin is one of a generation of Kenyans who are passionate about tea, and who experiment with various different types to our delight.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Kirinyaga, Kenya
  • Tea colour:
  • oolong (high oxidation)

Suggestion of preparation

With the testing: 5' minutes in water heated to 90°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.

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