Grands Crus



Organic Dan Cong Ya Shi Xiang

Oolong from Guangdong, China
A Grand Cru with mango, fragrant flower and candied citrus notes.
€31.00 €62.00 / 100g

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Dan Cong, or "single tea shrub", is found on Phoenix mountain, Guangdong province. This tea stands out for its large brown twisted leaves, and is made from the Ya Shi Xiang cultivar, whose name means "duck excrement fragrance".

A delicious, sweet and subtly sour Dan Cong , which reveals mango, fragrant flower and candied citrus notes.

In order to bring out all the aromatic complexity of this tea, we recommend multiple infusions using the traditional chinese Gong Fu Cha method.

This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Guangdong, China
  • Tea colour:
  • Oolong (medium oxidation)

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.

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