This tea comes from the Gu Zhang district in Hunan, a UNESCO site renowned for the beauty of its landscapes and abundant flora.
A wonderful black tea with a remarkably rich bouquet of gourmet, woody notes.
- Hunan, China
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: beautiful regular and twisted leaves
Colour: dark mahogany
Notes: stewed fruits, precious wood, toasted bread
Notes: woody, heavy floral, fruity, cocoa
Colour: red brown
Flavour: sweet, acidic
Notes: gourmet, woody (prune, brown sugar), zesty candied tips, cocoa, heavy flowers
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 185°F.
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.