This Grand Cru was grown in Ha Giang, Vietnam. It's a dark tea that has fermented for 45 days. It is harvested using Shan tea plants at 2,000 meters above sea level along the Tay Con Linh heights.
A finely powdered dark tea with wood, humus, and cellar notes, as well as fruity and spiced hints.
- Ha Giang, Vietnam
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: large crinkled leaves
Colour: dark brown
Fragrances: woody, earth, humus
Fragrances: woody, cellar, humus
Flavours: sweet, with a subtle bitterness
Fragrances: woody, humus, cellar, dried fruit, spiced hint, mushroom hint
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.