Tasting notes: Sweet, delicious and light oolong tea with sweet notes of papaya, cantaloupe, brown sugar, roasted apples
Brewing: 1,5g tea / 1 dl water, 80C for 1,30 min
Process: Orthodox method, pesticide-free Fair Trade farming, withered partly in the shade, partly in the sun. 65% oxidized. 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