This Grand Cru comes from the Yunnan region in China. The tea, known as Zi Juan, is made from the purple leaves of the Da Ye tea bush. It is particularly rich in anthocyanins and is celebrated for its antioxidizing qualities.
A gourmet, extremely aromatic tea characterised by its fruity, woody notes and its sweet flavour.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- Black tea
Appearance: small leaves in the shape of spirals
Colour: shades of brown, dark purple reflections, golden buds
Notes: precious wood, fruity (blackcurrant), vanilla, gourmet
Notes: fresh red fruits (blackcurrant), woody, gourmet
Flavour: sweet, acidic
Notes: precious wood, fruity, coumarin.
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.