Grands Crus



Yin Zhen Silver Needles

White tea from Fujian (China)
A floral, fruity, and vegetal Grand Cru composed entirely of silky, fine buds. This Grand Cru tea is the most popular white tea in China.

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  • Infusion Time 10'

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

  • Temperature of infusion 160°F - 70°C

  • Time of the day All day long


Made up entirely of silky, fine buds, this Grand Cru tea is the most popular white tea in China. It is also one of the most subtle of its kind. These silver needles are harvested on Taimu mountain in Fuding, and are produced from the famous Fuding Da Bai cultivar.

It is a complex, subtle Chinese tea with floral, fruity, and vegetal notes blended into an oily texture. A superb classic.

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 10’ minutes in water heated to 160°F - 70°C.

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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