Grands Crus



Ruan Zhi Lu Cha

Green Tea from Yunnan, China
A surprising Grand Cru, with vanilla, vegetal fresh apricot and osmanthus flower notes.
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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 75°C - 170°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This spring tea is grown on the outskirts of Menghai, on Dehei Mountain. It is made from the Ruan Zhi cultivar, which is traditionally used to produce oolong. A rare Grand Cru which will entice lovers of green tea and oolong alike!

A surprising green tea, with vanilla, vegetal fresh apricot and osmanthus flower notes. It has a smooth texture, with a delicious, sweet flavour.

The Choice of Francois-Xavier Delmas

Tea sommelier Expert and Founder of Palais Des Thés

The « Ruan Zhi » cultivar used to make this tea is very interesting, as it is usually used to produce oolong and not green tea.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Yunnan, China
  • Tea colour:
  • green tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 75°C

With the Gaiwan: infusions during 20-30 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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