Tasting notes: Light green tea with vegetal and mineral notes, young pineapple, macadamia, honey melon, spinach, green grapes, thyme, fresh cut grass, green beans.
Brewing: 1,5g tea / 1 dl water, 75C for 1.30 min
Process: Orthodox methohd, pesticide-free Fair Trade farming, two leaves and a bud, steamed at 130C, rolled and dried. Whole leaves.
Origin: Single Origin cooperative Satemwa, Thyolo, Malawi. The farm size for each small farmer is approx. 0,5 ha.
Best before: 20.03.2020
About the farmer: This tea estate is called Satemwa, owned by Alexander Kay. It consists of several small growers. This tea farm takes pride in being the only tea farm in Malawi that produces Orthodox tea. Their efforts improving the lives of the tea workers is humbling. Their dedication in protecting the surrounding nature and wildlife as well as maintaining high sustainable farming methods are truly rare in the tea industry.
Gallery photo by: Anette Kay