This Grand Cru comes from Phoenix mountain. It is harvested at over 1,700 metres above sea level and it is produced by Mister Zhang from wild tea plants. This is a Pu Erh Shu, which means that its fermentation process has been accelerated.
A Pu Erh Shu with a dense texture and intense aromatic profile which reveals damp wood and mushroom fragrances with smoked and fruity hints.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea, Pu Erh Shu (ripe)
Appearance: finely rolled leaves
Colours: dark brown
Fragrances: undergrowth (damp wood, earth), marine hint
Fragrances: woody, cellar, liquorice
Flavours: sweet, with a subtle acidity
Aromas: vegetal (cooked vegetables, artichoke), apricot, mineral, dry vegetal, leather
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' 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.