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.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- dark tea
Appearance: large crumpled leaves
Colour: dark green, and brown sparkles
Notes: woody, dry vegetable, leather
Notes: apricot, vegetable, mineral
Texture: delicate astringency
Notes: apricot, dry vegetable, woody, mineral
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.