This Grand Cru comes from Fujian province, which is known for its long tradition of producing white tea. It is made from a rare tea plant called Cai Cha. It stands out due to the high quality of its consistent crop.
A highly fresh white tea which reveals very floral (geranium, white flowers) and fruity (citrus) notes against a silky texture.
This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.
- Fujian, China
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: small rolled leaves
Notes: woody, cellar, mushrooms
Notes: woody, mushroom, spicy
Color: dark brown, with black highlights
Flavor: sweet and umami
Notes: woody, humus, dried fruits, mushroom
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 195°F.
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.