This Grand Cru comes from Lincang in the Yunnan region. It is harvested from mist-shrouded forests high on the Rangsai Mountain. This Pu Erh Shu is made using the Mengku Da Ye cultivar.
This Grand Cru reveals highly concentrated, woody and damp earth notes with hints of liquorice and cocoa. Its name refers to the delicacy of its crop.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- Dark tea, Pu Erh Shu (ripe)
Appearance: finely rolled leaves
Colours: dark brown
Scents: undergrowth (damp wood, earth)
Scents: wood, mushroom, cocoa
Colours: brown, nearly black
Texture: very smooth
Fragrances: woody, damp earth, cocoa and liquorice hint, mushroom
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.