This Grand Cru is made in Hà Giang, Vietnam. It is made using Shan tea plants, enormous trees which grow at 1,500 above sea level along the Tay Con Linh mountain. Its leaves are processed to make black tea.
This sweet black tea with a delicately powdered texture reveals an aromatic profile blending fruit and cocoa.
- Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: large twisted leaves and buds
Colour: dark brown, golden buds
Fragrances: woody, leather, cocoa
Fragrances: cocoa, fruity, woody
Flavour: sweet, with a delicate acidity
Fragrances: cooked fruit, liquorice, cocoa, woody, honeyed
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.