This tea comes to us from Yunnan province, China. It is harvested along An Shi mountain, at an altitude of almost 1,600 metres, from wild Ye Sheng tea plants. Yunnan province is known for the quality of its black teas, as well as for its ancient Pu Erh teas.
A particularly fruity black tea characterised by vanilla, floral, citrus and cooked fruit fragrances.
- Yunnan, Chine
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Colour: dark brown
Notes: honeyed, woody, fruity
Notes: fruity, honeyed, floral
Flavour: sweet with a delicate acidity
Notes: vanilla, floral, citrus, cooked fruits, honeyed
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 90°C.
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.