This tea comes from the Satemwa Tea Estate plantation in Malawi located in the Shire Highlands, where several small-scale producers work together. This tea is inspired byChinese tea production methods, with an Oolong tea drawing on a unique soil and cultivar. This delicious oolong unveils a whirlwind of honey, cooked fruit, peppery and vegetal fragrances against a finely astringent texture.
- Thyolo, Malawi
- Tea colour:
- Oolong tea
Appearance: long twisted leaves
Colour: dark brown with green hints
Notes: toasted, fruity, honeyed
Notes: waxed, fruity, vegetal
Texture: fine astringency
Flavour: delicate bitterness
Notes: chestnut honey, waxed, cooked fruits, pepper, vegetal
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 5' minutes in water heated to 90°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.