Grands Crus



Silver Needles From Lao Cai

White tea from Lao Cai, Vietnam
A Grand Cru with notes of vanilla and fresh flowers.
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  • Infusion Time 7'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 80°C - 175°C

  • Time of the day All day long


This white tea boasts unparalleled delicacy, and is made in Ta Thang village, Lao Cai province, and is produced by a highly talented "tea maker". It is harvested in the spring and its crop is made up entirely of beautiful silvery buds.

A sweet white tea with notes of vanilla and freshly cut flowers, enhanced by a smoothness and sweetness that take the fragrances to new heights.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Lao Cai, Vietnam
  • Tea colour:
  • White tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set or a teapot: 7 minutes in water heated to 175°F.

With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.

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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