Grands Crus



Yin Zhen “Silver Needles”

White tea from Fujian, China
A very elegant Grand Cru with floral, fruity and vegetal notes.
€29.00 €1.00 / 100g

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  • Infusion Time 7'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 80°C - 175°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Entirely made of silky, fine buds, this Grand Cru is the most popular white tea in China. It is also one of the most subtle of its kind. These silver needles are harvested on Taimu mountain in Fuding, and are produced from the famous fuding da bai cultivar.

A complex, subtle Chinese tea with floral, fruity and vegetal notes, which are mixed in to an oily texture.

Special qualities

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

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 7 minutes in water heated to 175°F.

With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.

Also delicious iced.

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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