This tea is harvested from Rangsai Mountain, at an altitude of over 1,600 metres. It is made from Mengku Da Ye tea plants. Mao Cha is a raw tea used to make Shu or Sheng tea. It develops an aromatic profile similar to that of a young Sheng.
A powerful Mao Cha with apricot, vegetal and woody fragrances with a long and delicate astringent finish.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: large crumpled leaves
Colour: dark green, and brown sparkles
Notes: woody, dry vegetable, leather
Notes: apricot, vegetable, mineral
Texture: delicate astringency
Notes: apricot, dry vegetable, woody, mineral
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.