Over the last few years, African plantation managers have been trying to improve the quality of the teas they produce. This black tea with small rolled leaves is made by an association of small growers in Satemwa.
This Grand Cru has a powdery texture and reveals cooked fruit, woody and polished notes alongside a subtle bitterness.
- Thyolo, Malawi
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: small rolled leaves
Colour: dark brown
Notes: honeyed, fruity, woody
Notes: leather, spicy, woody
Flavour: fine bitterness
Notes: cooked fruits, woody, waxed, leather
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' 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.