Grands Crus



Mao Cha From Mengku (Organic)

Dark tea from Yunnan (China)
A Grand Cru with apricot, vegetal and woody fragrances with a long and delicate astringent finish.
USDA Organic

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This tea is grown on Rangsai Mountain, at an elevation of over 1,600 meters. Mengku Da Ye tea plants are used to make it. Mao Cha is a type of raw tea that is used to make Shu or Sheng tea. It develops an aromatic profile resembling a young Sheng.

A strong Mao Cha with apricot, vegetal, and woody aromas and a long, delicate astringent finish.

This tea is grown organically and certified by Ecocert, an accredited independent certification body.


  • Origin:
  • Yunnan, China
  • Tea colour:
  • dark tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 195°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.

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