Grands Crus



Ta Xua Tra Xanh

Black tea from Lao Cai, Vietnam
A Grand Cru with strong notes of incense, chocolate and jammy fruits.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This black tea is harvested in June, and is made in one of the most beautiful tea gardens in Lao Cai. This garden is found in the village of Ta Thang, where these age-old tea plants blossom in the misty air. It is produced from Shan Tuyet tea plants.

A Grand Cru with strong notes of incense, chocolate and jammy fruits, enhanced by a syrupy texture and an elegant bitterness.

Special qualities

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

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set or a teapot: 4 minutes in water heated to 195°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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