Grands Crus

SKU

2781

Organic Qi Lan Yancha

Oolong from China
A Grand Cru which combine together with complex cooked fruit, spice and honey fragrances with camphor hints.
€48.00
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  • Infusion Time 5'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long

Description

This oolong is harvested along the Wuyi mountains and is from the Yancha, or "rock tea" family. It is made using the Qi Lan tea plant. It is an intermediately oxidised oolong and its leaves are intensely roasted at the end of the preparation process.

An excellent rock tea with powerful roasted notes, which combine together with complex cooked fruit, spice and honey fragrances with camphor hints.

To deploy all the aromatic complexity, the leaves should be infused multiple times with the traditionnal chinese method, the Gong Fu Cha.

This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Fujian, China
  • Tea colour:
  • Oolong (medium oxidation)

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 5' 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.

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