Grands Crus



Satemwa “Dark Tea”

Dark tea from Thyolo, Malawi
A Grand Cru with fruity, earthy notes.

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  • Infusion Time 4'

  • Quantity 6 g / 30 cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Dark teas are produced using a process that includes fermentation. From the Satemwa plantation in the Shire Highlands in Malawi, this premium tea has undergone accelerated fermentation, and is therefore classed as a "ripe" dark tea.

Go on a journey through the flavours of Africa with this delicious dark tea offering a long finish against a backdrop of fruity, earthy notes.

Special qualities

  • Origin:
  • Thyolo, Malawi
  • Tea colour:
  • Dark tea

Suggestion of preparation

Prepare this tea warm: 

With the teapot or the tasting set: 4 minutes in water heated to 195°F.

With the Gong Fu Cha: infusions during 30-40 seconds.

Prepare this tea iced: 

In a teapot or carafe: infuse 16 g of leaves per liter of water at room temperature for 30 minutes. Remove the leaves and store in the fridge.

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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