Over the last few years, several African plantation managers have sought to increase the quality of the tea they produce. This fine green tea harvest with large, delicately twisted leaves come to us from Kenya.
This silky tea develops an elegant astringent finish. It reveals vegetal, honeyed, fruity and mineral notes. A powerful tea.
- Nakuru, Kenya
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: rolled leaves with some buds
Colour: olive green with silvery glints
Fragrances: toasted, fruity
Fragrances: fruity, vegetal, honneyed
Texture: silky with a delicate astringency
Aromas: sweet, with a delicate bitterness which gives the fragrances a long finish
Fragrances: honeyed, raw vegetable (artichoke), fruity (yellow fruits), mineral, toasted finish
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 170°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.