This tea comes from Mount Song, Yunnan province. It is harvested at over 1,900 meters above sea level. This Grand Cru is a Shu Pu Erh, which means that this tea's fermentation process has been accelerated. This tea was awarded the refined Yi Ji grade.A dark tea with woody, humus, and fruity notes that combine with a sweet, umami flavor.
Appearance: small rolled leaves
Notes: woody, cellar, mushrooms
Notes: woody, mushroom, spicy
Color: dark brown, with black highlights
Flavor: sweet and umami
Notes: woody, humus, dried fruits, mushroom
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 195°F.
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.