This Grand Cru comes from Phoenix Mountain, Yunnan province. It is harvested at over 1,700 metres above sea level from Da Ye tea plants. It is a Shu Pu Erh, which means that its fermentation process has been accelerated.
A sophisticated tea characterised by woody, mushroom and spiced fragrances combined with a sweet, umami taste.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: small and thin leaves
Colour: dark brown
Notes: cellar, woody, humus
Notes: woody, humus, mushroom
Texture: very smooth
Flavour: sweet, umami
Notes: woody, cellar, mushroom, spicy, marine hints
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.