Tea for One
Highly Commended at The Leafies 2022, from the UK Tea Academy.
A limited edition tea of  from Malawi to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III. Highly commended at The Leafies 2022 from the UK Tea Academy, this award-winning oolong comes from the Satemwa Tea Estates in the Shire Highlands region. Founded in 1923, it’s the last family-owned and run tea estate in Malawi – and is renowned for craftsmanship and speciality, non-traditional teas.
Tea for One is beautifully malty, with complex notes of cooked fruit. Malawi is a committed member of the Commonwealth – and this tea felt like a fitting tribute to the royal occasion.
50g of high grade leaves will come packaged in a Canton Coronation caddy, with a gift box, an embossed gift tag and Canton sticker – perfect for giving to your tea-loving friends and family.
Ingredients: Oolong tea (Camellia sinensis)
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step 1: leaves
For one cup, measure out 4 grams into your teapot or brew mug.
step 2: water
Heat 250ml of water to 90°C.
step 3: time
Pour the hot water over the leaves and steep for 2-3 minutes. Strain and drink.
This outstanding oolong is made from two hand-plucked leaves and a bud. The leaves are then withered slowly in the sun – and rolled, rested, heated and rolled again. Once dried, they sorted by hand to ensure the very highest quality tea. The result is an outstanding oolong-style tea, which yields surprising and delicious notes of malt and cooked fruit.
Award-winning oolong tea leaves from the Satemwa Tea Estates
Satemwa Tea Estates was founded in 1923, and is the last family-owned and run tea estate in Malawi. About 20 years ago, Alexander Kay, a third generation tea farmer, started reviving the production of artisan teas in Malawi. Since then, they have produced some exceptional and award-winning single estate teas – and put Malawi on the map as a centre for craftsmanship and speciality, non-traditional teas.
Workers picking tea leaves on one of the Satemwa Tea Estates' gardens
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