Grands Crus

SKU

2242

Pearls of fire

Black tea from China
This splendid Grand Cru has been shaped into pearls which unfurl to reveal subtle cocoa, liquorice and honeyed fragrances alongside a delicate smoked note.
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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 190 F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This black tea is made in Fujian, the region where Lapsang Souchong originated. It is produced in the Wuyi mountains by Mr Lee. This Grand Cru boasts two unique features: it is shaped into pearls, and it is lightly smoked, which enhances its cocoa notes.
This splendid Grand Cru has been shaped into pearls which unfurl to reveal subtle cocoa, liquorice and honeyed fragrances alongside a delicate smoked note.

The Choice of Francois-Xavier Delmas

Tea sommelier Expert and Founder of Palais Des Thés

The leaves of this tea have been shaped into marbles and carefully smoked. It also develops delicate cocoa notes once it is poured into the cup.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Fujian, China
  • Tea colour :
  • black tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 85°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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