Grands Crus



Huo Shan Huang Ya Pre-Qingming

Yellow tea from Anhui (China) - 2024 First Flush
A Grand Cru with hazelnut and vegetal notes.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

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

  • Temperature of infusion 75°C - 170°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Huo Shan Huang Ya is among the most renowned yellow teas. Its name translates to 'golden buds of Mount Huo', highlighting the delicacy of its harvest and its origin in Anhui region.

This spring yellow tea reveals refined hazelnut and vegetal notes that unfold with an exceptionally smooth texture. Truly a unique tea!


  • Origin:
  • Anhui, China
  • Tea color:
  • Yellow Tea

Suggestion of preparation

Prepare this tea warm:

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 170°F.

With the Gong Fu Cha: multiple infusions during 30-40 seconds.

Also delicious iced:

Steep 8 g in 50 cl of water at room temperature 30 min. Remove the tea leaves and refrigerate.

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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