This Mao Cha is harvested in Hà Giang, Vietnam. It is produced using Shan tea plants, which grow at almost 1,500 metres above sea level along the Tay Con Linh mountain. This Mao Cha is a raw tea, from which shaded tea bricks are produced.
A Grand Cru with a powdery texture against which develop intense vegetal, fruity and mineral fragrances.
- Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- Dark tea
Appearance: large leaves and buds
Colour: dark green
Fragrances: fruity, leather, dry vegetal
Fragrances: fruity, animal, dry vegetal
Flavour: sweet, with an elegant bitterness
Fragrances: cooked vegetable, apricot, mineral, dry vegetal.
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.