This green tea is the product of a Tanzanian cooperative of small growers along the Usambara Mountains. It's made by hand from the CS Assamica cultivar. As both a result, the end result is of much higher quality - a worthy initiative!
This light green tea has distinct gourmet and fruity notes that develop against a soft texture.
- Kilimanjaro, Tanzanie
- Tea color:
- green tea
Appearance: large twisted leaves
Color: brown with dark khaki shades
Notes: fresh fruity (white fruits), grilled, gourmet
Notes: sweet vegetable, very fruity and gourmet (brown sugar)
Color: golden yellow
Flavor: sweet and slightly acidic
Notes: cooked vegetable, fruity (white fruits, grapes), brown sugar
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 175°F (80°C).
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.