This Grand Cru is a white tea from Yunnan province. It is produced in the regions surrounding Baoshan. Its tea plants are harvested at over 1,000 metres above sea level. An unusual white tea.
A delicious sweet and silky tea which reveals soft floral, fruity, vegetal and vanilla notes.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- White tea
Appearance: a blend of leaves and delicate buds
Colours: light green leaves and silvery buds
Scents: dry vegetal, floral, nuts
Scents: very floral, vegetal, almond
Colours: bright gold
Flavours: sweet with a dash of acidity
Aromas: white flowers (lilac, lily of the valley, dash of citrus, fresh vegetal, fresh almonds, vanilla hint)
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 160°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.