This Vietnamese green tea is produced by the Hung family every year in the Ha Giang province. The Shan Tuyet tea plants used to make this tea are grown and harvested at a high altitude.
This Grand Cru develops grassy, aniseed notes that are exquisitely heightened by its powdery texture and sweet taste.
- Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- Green tea
Appearance: twisted leaves
Colour: green and silver
Notes: vegetal, aniseed
Notes: vegetal, iodic, aniseed
Colour: translucent yellow
Texture: powdery, fine astringency
Notes: aniseed, absinthe, lemon balm, vanilla, animal, fresh vegetal, iodic
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set or a teapot: 4 minutes in water heated to 170°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.