This Grand Cru is harvested in a 165-hectare plantation in Yen Bai province, Vietnam. Its profile offers the archetypal gourmet notes of Vietnamese white teas.
This sweet and smooth tea with vanilla, floral and wicker notes develops against an oily texture.
- Yen Bai, Viêtnam
- Tea colour:
- White tea
Appearance: imperial picking, downy buds
Colour: silver, moonlight, slight superficial shades of oxidation
Notes: fresh, grassy, wicker, vanilla
Notes: vanilla, fruity (apricot), wicker, woody, pink floral, tonka bean
Colour: golden yellow
Notes: vanilla, grassy floral, wicker, light blond tobacco, gourmet hints, spicy, fresh mushrooms
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 80°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.