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Satemwa Small Holder Black OP1 Tea

Satemwa Small Holder Black OP1 Tea


Simply put...

From the Satemwa Tea Estates in the Shire Highlands, Malawi, SE Africa. Plucked by smallholder Mr Jona Makata one of 198 independent small holder tea farmers around Satemwa this tea has a soft aromatic taste with woody undertones.

In more depth...

  • Tea Name : #418 YAMBA small holder black OP1           
  • Tea Maker : plucked by Jonas Makata – processed by Chisomo Custom
  • Harvest Time : March
  • Cultivar : PC 151
  • Plucking standard : 2 leaves and a bud
  • Processing : Black tea

How to make Satemwa Small Holder Black OP1 with a teapot, cup or infuser

Amount of tea per cup (200 ml): 2.5g (1 teaspoon) of leaf

Temperature of water: Infuse at 100 C (212F)

Infusion time: 3-5 minutes as desired

Number of infusions: 1

How to enjoy: No milk, no sugar

*Once brewed remove leaves

In more depth...

Satemwa is a 3rd generation family owned Tea and Coffee Estate in the ShireHighlands of Malawi established in 1923. The current Satemwa Tea Factory was built in 1937 and the consistent passion and focus on quality has led to Satemwa becoming a unique estate in Malawi. It is now the last remaining of the original founding tea estates that led to the creation of a successful tea industry in Malawi. The knowledge of the terrior and tea processing techniques that have been passed down the generations of both the Kay family and employees have led to distinctive and celebrated teas being created at Satemwa the like of which cannot be matched by any other estate in the region.


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