This dark tea is produced using Shan Tuyet tea plants in the village of Cao Bo, in northern Vietnam. It is a Mao Cha, which is a loose dark tea.
It is interesting to compare it with its versions 2021 and 2017.
An organic Grand Cru with a complex aromatic profile and vegetal, ashy notes held together by a gentle astringency and a delicately bitter taste.
- Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- Dark tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Colour: green and silver
Notes: vegetal, animal, mushroom
Notes: ash, vegetal, mushroom
Colour: white gold
Texture: fine astringency
Flavour: sweet, subtle bitterness
Notes: ash, vegetal, animal, mineral, fresh mushroom, floral long finish
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set or a teapot: 4 minutes in water heated to 195°F.
With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.
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.