Tea & Chocolate pairings

Character, subtlety, indulgence: these tea & chocolate pairings are sure to tickle your taste buds! Enjoying a harmonious combination of tea and chocolate sounds delicious common notes or lyrical chords.

Dark chocolate

Grand Yunnan Impérial & Dark chocolate

A duet full of character

The mellifluous notes of Grand Yunnan Impérial blend perfectly with the intensity of dark chocolate. This association gives rise to a delightful harmony of velvety smooth notes creating a chord full of character.

Grand Yunnan Impérial

The character and subtle quality of this floral, sweet tea have earned it the name “the mocha of teas” or “surgeon’s tea”, because it awakens without over stimulating. A superb leaf with plenty of golden buds. An essential classic at Palais des Thés.

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 95°C (200°F) and leave to infuse for 3 to 5 minutes.

Grand Yunnan Impérial

Montagne Bleue & Dark chocolate

A gourmet bouquet

Give in to indulgence with Montagne Bleue tea! Its sweet, floral notes are in perfect counterpoint to dark chocolate.

Montagne Bleue

Montagne Bleue is a floral, fruity black tea. Its bouquet evokes honey, lavender, cornflower, strawberries and rhubarb - dessert in a cup!

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 95°C (200°F) and leave to infuse for 4 to 5 minutes.

Montagne Bleue

Jukro & Dark chocolate

Striking an intense chord

The rich, powerful and intense notes of Jukro are in perfect harmony with dark chocolate.

Jukro

The cocoa, vanilla bouquet evokes the rich note of the China Qimen Mao Feng teas, but its strength, richness and intensity takes us more in the direction of the best dark Wu Longs from Taiwan.

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 90°C (195°F) and leave to infuse for 5 minutes.

Jukro

Milk chocolate

Pear – Pure Indulgence & Milk chocolate

A resolutely gourmet blend

The smooth milk chocolate transcends the silky tea. The fresh and fruity notes of the tea form an incredibly rich blend with the sweetness of the chocolate.

Pear – Pure Indulgence

This tea marries the freshness of fine green teas, Mao Feng, harvested in China, with the sweet scents and caramelised nuances of pear. Sweet and delicious!

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 75°C (170°F) and leave to infuse for 3 minutes.

Pear – Pure Indulgence

Thé des Moines & Milk chocolate

A gourmet blend

The Thé des Moines strikes a perfect chord with milk chocolate, creating indulgent tones of candied citrus.

Thé des Moines

Inspired by an ancient recipe created in a Tibetan monastery, Thé des Moines is a rare blend with a unique flavour. Give in to its jasmine flowers, marigold petals and vanilla notes.

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 95°C (200°F) and leave to infuse for 3 minutes.

Thés des Moines

Genmaicha Yama & Milk chocolate ganache

A pairing reminiscent of childhood

The pairing reveals the toasted aspect of the rice. The caramel note enjoys a long finish. The tea enhances the chocolate by offering it a wider range of gourmet notes.

Genmaicha Yama

A surprising blend of Bancha green tea and toasted rice, this Japanese variety is unique with its roasted grains and characteristic flavour.

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 75°C (170°F) and leave to infuse for to 3 minutes.

Genmaicha Yama

White chocolate

Thé du Hammam & White chocolate

Oh so delicate

The floral and fruity notes of the famous Thé du Hammam blend delicately with the smoothness of white chocolate, offering an admirably subtle balance.

Thé du Hammam

Inspired by a Turkish recipe using green tea, Thé du Hammam is a fruity blend which evokes the fragrances used to perfume the hammam: roses, green dates, red fruit and orange flower water.

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 75°C (170°F) and leave to infuse for 3 minutes.

Thé du Hammam

Dong Ding & White chocolate

Exceptional floral notes

The buttery, floral notes create a refined and balanced blend with the smoothness of white chocolate.

Taiwan Dong Ding

Considered by tea lovers to be one of Taiwan's best, its scent is both silky and lively, its taste recalls the flowery side of the little fermented oolong teas and also that of the fruitier, woodier Fancy teas.

Tasting suggestion

Prepare the tea with water heated to 95°C (200°F) and leave to infuse for 5 to 7 minutes.

Dong Ding