This extremely rare Grand Cru is produced by Yanki Tea in the Mirik valley. It is a Bai Mu Dan made following the Chinese method, but which is grown outside of its traditional region using a classic Himalayan cultivar called Tukdah 78. This is one to discover!
A stylish white tea with floral, fruity and fresh vegetal hints. Its silky texture and sweet taste are both highly soft.
- Darjeeling, India
- Tea colour:
- white tea
Appearance: mixture of leaves and buds
Colour: green and brown leaves, silver buds
Fragrances: dry vegetal, floral, nuts
Fragrances: floral, fruity, dry vegetal
Flavour: sweet, with a delicate acidity
Fragrances: floral, yellow fruits, citrus, vegetal, vanilla
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 8' minutes in water heated to 160°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.