In the jungles of Pai, stunning tea plants grow freely amid lush biodiversity. These assamica plants are what Mrs. Dara uses to make a black tea, which is then roasted following traditional Chinese rock tea methods.
A characterful black tea with intense toasted, woody and dark fruit notes which develop against a highly smooth texture.
- Mae Hong Son, Thailand
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Notes: roasted, woody, black fruits, pepper, chestnut honey, bitter cocoa
Suggestion of preparation
Prepare this tea warm:
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.
Prepare this tea iced:
In a teapot or carafe: infuse 16 g of leaves per liter of water at room temperature for 30 minutes. Remove the leaves and store in the fridge.
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.