Pu'erh - Black Tea

Pu'erh - Black Tea

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Traditional Tea

Black Tea - Africa

Organic, Fair-trade Pu'erh tea from Thyolo District, Malawi Africa

Brew: 212 º, 8 oz of water, 1 tsp leaves, 1 minutes. 
Infuse leaves multiple times.

1 oz | 14 servings
2 oz | 28 servings

Origin: Shire Highlands - Thyolo District, Malawi

Elevation: 1,000m (3,280ft)

Cultivation: Organic

Harvest Date: Rainy Season (Spring) 2013/2014

Crafted in the style of Chinese dark teas (like puerh, and other heicha), this is a post-fermented tea. The flavor is deep and rich, with notes of coffee, wet wood, and rich earth. The texture is well-rounded with a sharp finish. The tea is surprisingly clean tasting, with a dry, lasting aftertaste.

This tea was originally developed by request of a Japanese company. They wanted a fermented tea in the style of Chinese shou pu'erh, but produced under hygienic conditions. Shou pu'erh production in China is usually done at a very large scale involving the humid fermentation of tonnes of leaf, so it can be difficult to monitor the fermentation process.

To create a clean fermentation process, this farm crafts this tea using modern scientific procedures, carefully fermenting the tea in a sanitized environment over a period of 4 weeks. The result is a deep, earthy flavor with a clean taste and aroma.

*All teas area available in bulk & larger quantities. Visit our Large Orders/Wholesale page for details.

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