Grands Crus



Purple Tea From Mang Bai (Organic)

Black tea from Yunnan (China)
A Grand Cru with cocoa, honeyed, floral and fruity notes.
USDA Organic

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  • Infusion Time 4'

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

  • Temperature of infusion 195°F / 90°C

  • Time of the day All day long


This organic black tea is harvested at 1,000 metres above sea level in Mang Bai. It is made from the purple leaves of the Da Ye tea plant, also known as the Zi Juan. This plant is rich in anthocyanins and renowned for its use as an antioxidant.

The aromatic profile of this delicious Grand Cru is marked by gourmet cocoa, honeyed, floral and fruity notes.


  • Origin:
  • Yunnan, China
  • Tea color:
  • Black Tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 195°F.

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

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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