Grands Crus



Genmaicha Premium (Ichibancha 2023)

Green tea from Shizuoka (Japan)
A perfectly balanced Grand Cru, made of green tea and toasted brown rice.

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  • Infusion Time 3'

  • Quantity 0.2 oz / 10 fl oz - 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 160°F - 70°C

  • Time of the day All day long


In Japan, the most prestigious teas are the ichibancha (meaning "first harvest"). Genmaicha is a blend of green tea and toasted brown rice, which is very popular in Japan and often drunk with meals.

The best possible quality from genmaicha. This Grand Cru is balanced beautifully between tea and rice.

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 3 minutes in water heated to 160°F.
With the Kyusu or the Shiboridashi: 5 g / 10 cl
- 1st infusion: 160°F - 1 minute
- 2nd infusion: 160°F - instantaneous
- 3rd infusion: 180°F - 30 seconds
- 4th infusion (optional): 30 minutes in cold water

The tea is also delicious iced (30 mn at room temperature), or to infuse in contact with ice-cubes according to the Kooridashi method.

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.

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