This green tea is harvested in the mountains of Yunnan at 1,380 metres above sea level. It is produced from a rare cultivar known as Shishengmiao, which was discovered in the same region. This is a Mao Feng tea, which means that many buds grow from the tea plant.
A Yunnan green tea with fresh and gourmet notes, which develops a round texture and a subtle sweet taste.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea colour:
- green tea
Appearance: beautiful, bud-rich and delicately rolled harvest
Colours: a blend of green and silver
Scents: vegetal, toasted, mineral
Scents: vegetal, mineral, floral
Colours: very light yellow
Aromas: initially vegetal (green vegetables, fresh vegetal), then grilled almonds, floral, mineral hint, a fine vanilla finish
Aromatic profile and length in the mouth: a highly balanced green tea with vegetal, fruity and floral notes which are both fresh and gourmet.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 75°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.