Puerh Leaf Satemwa Estate Tea Description:
Produced in the modern style (cooked vs aged), this leaf puerh produces a mild, earthy, and woody experience. This is a great everyday puerh that does not require the drinker to break apart a cake. Although China is known for its Puerh, this leaf puerh from Malawi shows that it can be done in other parts of the world.
Malawai Puerh Tea
Satemwa Estate Significance
Established in 1923, Satemwa Estate in southern Malawi produces both coffee and tea including handmade orthodox tea. The plantation itself employs a large number of people in the region and has numerous programs to support the well being of its staff. Programs include a health clinic, a program for community policing, sporting activities, and even runs a primary school with about 900 students.
Satemwa Estate is also committed to the environment and sustainable farming demonstrated through training programs for workers and community members as well as certification by both UTZ and the Rainforest Alliance.
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- Step 1:
- Preheat mug with boiling water, discard and refill.
- Step 2:
- Steep 2 even tsp or 3-4 grams puerh leaf in a mug or gaiwan.
- Step 3:
- Steep first infusion 1 minute, 2nd infusion 20 seconds, 3rd infusion 50 seconds, subsequent infusions about 2 minutes.