This Grand Cru comes from Malawi. It is harvested from Thyolo Mountain at an altitude of over 1,000 metres. This black tea is made using a cultivar unique to the Satemwa plantation and characterised by its sweet flavour and rich woody notes.
A powerful black tea with polished, floral, fruity and honeyed fragrances which intensely develop against a silky texture.
- Thyolo, Malawi
- Tea colour:
- black tea
Appearance: large crumpled leaves
Colours: dark brown
Scents: honeyed, fruity, toasted
Scents: waxed, fruity, honeyed
Texture: silky, with a delicate astringency at the end
Flavours: sweet with a subtle bitterness
Fragrances: polished, floral, candied lemon, woody, forest honey
Suggestion of preparation
With the tasting set: 4' minutes in water heated to 195°F.
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.