This South Korean Grand Cru is made in Boseong County. This beautiful plantation has an extraordinary climate with a permanent fog and ideal temperatures for growing tea plants, as well as a unique ocean microclimate.
A sweet and smooth black tea which reveals soft woody and toasted notes, as well as cooked fruit, cocoa and cereal fragrances.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Boseong, South Korea
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: large twisted leaves
Colours: dark brown
Scents: fruity, woody, toasted
Scents: fruity, cocoa, toasted
Aromas: woody, toasted, cooked fruit, cocoa, cereal, honeyed hint
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a complex and subtle black tea which reveals unique woody, toasted, fruity and cocoa notes. Its smooth texture has a long finish when tasting, and its subtly sweet taste wonderfully enhances the fragrances.
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.