This Grand Cru is made in Yuan Yang, Yunnan province. It was harvested in 2019 at over 1,000 metres above sea level.This dark tea is a Shu ("cooked") Pu Erh, which is a tea in which the fermentation process has been accelerated.
An elegant tea compressed into a cake, developing complex fragrances of undergrowth combined with subtle caramel and fruity notes.
Quantity net weight: 357g
Please note that since this product is subject to drying, net weights may vary slightly.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- Dark tea, Pu Erh Shu (ripe)
Appearance: leaves compressed into a cake
Colours: dark brown
Scents: undergrowth (damp wood, earth)
Scents: woody, earth, fruity
Fragrances: damp wood, humus, mushroom, caramel, nuts
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.