China can take pride in having the richest variety of tea in the world, and in how it excels in the field. Originating from the village of Yong Xi, located in the Yellow Mountains, this tea is recognisable from its leaves that are rolled into little balls.
A wonderful spring Chinese tea whose fruity, mineral profile has a suprising hint of sweet spices.
- Anhui, China
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: leaves perfectly rolled into pearls, like tightly packed balls: a magnificent work of art
Colour: glossy khaki
Notes: light floral, fruity, cooked, cinnamon, vanilla
Notes: vegetal, fruity, mineral, animal
Notes: mineral, cooked vegetable, fruity, sweet spices (cinnamon, cumin)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 75°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.