This Grand Cru comes from the Chinese province of Yunnan. The tea, known as Zi Juan, is made from the purple leaves of the Da Ye tea bush. It is high in anthocyanins and known for its antioxidizing properties.
A gourmet, highly aromatic tea with fruity, woody notes and a sweet flavor.
- Yunnan, China
- Tea color:
- Black tea
Appearance: small leaves in the shape of spirals
Color: shades of brown, dark purple reflections, golden buds
Notes: precious wood, fruity (blackcurrant), vanilla, gourmet
Notes: fresh red fruits (blackcurrant), woody, gourmet
Flavor: sweet, acidic
Notes: precious wood, fruity, coumarin.
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 195°F - 90°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.