This white tea is harvested at 1,600 m above sea level, and comes from the tall mountains of Yunnan. Its original name, Panda white tea, brings to mind the colours of magnificent dark and silvery leaves, which is reminiscent of the animal's two-coloured coat.
This smooth and sweet Grand Cru reveals intense honeyed, fruity and floral fragrances.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: large, lightly processed leaves accompanied by spectacular buds
Colour: dark leaves contrasting with the long silvery and golden buds
Fragrances: dry vegetal, fruity, button mushroom
Fragrances: nuts, cooked fruits, floral
Fragrances: honeyed, waxed, stewed fruit, floral, button mushroom
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 70°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.