Grands Crus



Silver Needles

White tea from Fujian, China
A Grand Cru tea with almond and floral notes.

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  • Infusion Time 7'

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

  • Temperature of infusion 80°C - 175°F

  • Time of the day All day long


This Grand Cru is entirely composed of downy buds. It is the most famous white tea in China, as well as one of the most subtle. It is grown on Tai Mu Mountain in Fuding.

A fantastic tea with exceptional almond and floral notes enhanced by a silky texture.


  • Origin:
  • Fujian, China
  • Tea color:
  • White tea

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 7' minutes in water heated to 175°F - 80°C.

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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