This world-renowned Grand Cru is a traditional black tea produced in Anhui province. It is made by Mr Peng using a careful and precise production method. The gently rolled and oxidised leaves reveal intense fragrances.
A round, gourmet Qimen in which cocoa and leather notes and a delicate sweet taste develop against a silky texture.
- Anhui, China
- Tea Colour:
- black tea
Appearance: fine leaves
Colours: dark brown
Scents: cocoa, toasted, honeyed
Scents: cocoa, caramel, woody
Colours: dark ochre
Flavours: sweet with a subtle acidity
Fragrances: cocoa, honeyed, caramel, vanilla, cereal, leather, malty hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.