Bvumbwe BSP Satemwa Estate Tea Description:
This white tea from Malawi features broken leaf of various sizes, shapes, and colors. Grown on a very specific field along the Michiru Mountain Conservation Area in southern Malawi, Bvumbwe BSP is named for a nearby village. The infusion yeilds a delicious brew with hints of caramel and an aroma that smells a bit of sweet bread and chocolate.
Malawi White Tea
No Longer Available:
This tea is no longer available but you may find our aged 2014 White Peony Tea Cake to be similar.
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.
- Step 1:
- Add boiling water to mug and allow the water to cool to 170°-185° or simply wait 2-5 minutes.
- Step 2:
- Steep 1 heaping Tbsp or 3-4 grams of tea per 8 oz of water.
- Step 3:
- Steep for 2-3 minutes. It may be well worth experimenting with water closer to 170° as white teas often provide more character with cooler water. Try multiple steepings.