This tea comes from Mount Song, Yunnan province. It is harvested at over 1,900 metres above sea level. This Grand Cru is a Shu Pu Erh, which means that this tea's fermentation process has been accelerated. This tea received the refined Yi Ji grade.
A dark tea with woody, humus and fruity notes which combine with a sweet, umami taste.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: small rolled leaves
Notes: woody, cellar, mushrooms
Notes: woody, mushroom, spicy
Colour: dark brown, with black highlights
Flavour: sweet and umami
Notes: woody, humus, dried fruits, mushroom
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.