A sublime Grand Cru from Minjigina, in Papua New Guinea. It is harvested on the mountainside at over 1,500 metres above sea level. Its exceptional harvest is comprised entirely of highly regular buds. It is produced from Assamica tea plants.
This white tea is both rare and exceptional. Its fine, oily texture supports fruity, vanilla and floral fragrances, enhanced by a subtle sweet taste.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: a highly regular harvest of delicate fluffy buds
Scents: fruity, dry vegetal
Scents: fruity, floral, vanilla
Flavours: very sweet
Aromas: grape, mirabelle plum, vanilla, white flowers, nuts, vegetal
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 10' 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.