Grands Crus



Xishuangbanna Yin Zhen

White tea from Yunnan, China
A very delicate Grand Cru with fruity and honeyed notes.
€44.00 €1.00 / 100g

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  • Infusion Time 6'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Yunnan province is famed for its Pu Erh but a few growers also produce magnificent white teas. These silver needles are harvested in a small plantation located at an altitude of 1600 m. The crop is formed exclusively of buds.

A delicate white tea with notes of apricot, vanilla and a subtle honey flavour, which develops into an elegant powdery texture.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Yunnan, China
  • Tea colour:
  • White tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 6 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.

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