Fermentation is used in the production of dark teas. This premium tea from the Satemwa plantation in Malawi's Shire Highlands has undergone accelerated fermentation and is thus classified as a "ripe" dark tea.
This delicious dark tea will take you on a journey through the flavors of Africa, with a long finish set 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 195°F.
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.