This Taiwanese tea is from the province of Nantou. It is harvested in Songboling, at 400 metres above sea level. It ismade from young tea plants from the renowned Si Ji Chun cultivar. This Grand Cru is a lightly oxidised oolong.
A tea with buttery, vegetal and white flower notes that delicately unfold onto a highly smooth texture.
- Nantou, Taiwan
- Tea colour:
- oolong (light oxidation)
- Appearance: leaves rolled into pearls
- Colour: green
- Scents: vanilla, floral, buttery
- Scents: floral, buttery, vegetal
- Colour: pale yellow
- Texture: smooth
- Flavours: sweet
- Aromas: floral (white flowers), buttery, milky, vegetal, fresh almond, vanilla, cinnamon hints
- Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a sweet and highly smooth oolong. Its aromas are gourmet, buttery, milky and vanilla, and are enhanced by highly smooth fresh, floral notes
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 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.