This Shu Pu Erh is harvested in Yunnan province, at an altitude of 1,700 metres on Phoenix Mountain. It is made from Assamica tea plants, which give it a particularly rich aromatic profile.
A dark tea with spiced, mineral and undergrowth notes which reveal an umami taste and an elegantly powdered texture.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- Dark Tea
Appearance: small twisted leaves
Notes: humus, mineral
Notes: spicy, mineral, underwood
Colour: dark brown
Notes: spicy (cinnamon wood), underwood (oak moss, fresh trumpets of death mushrooms), mineral, caramel
Suggestion of preparation
With the teapot or the tasting set: 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.