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.
- Thyolo, Malawi
- Tea colour:
- Dark tea
Appearance: rolled leaves
Colour: dark brown
Fragrances: undergrowth, humus, animal
Fragrances: undergrowth, humus, wood, liquorice
Colour: brown with mahogany sparkles
Flavour: sweet, slightly umami
Fragrances: liquorice, wet wood, humus, undergrowth, hints of cooked fruits
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 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.