Malawi Peony is painstakingly hand plucked from the lush, green slopes of Thyolo in the Shire Highlands. A delicate white tea with sweet, buttery notes and a complex, intoxicating fragrance. Peach and apricot flavour combine to give a unique, rich mouth feel.
Garden: Satemwa, Malawi
Date of harvest: June 2014
Altitude: approx 1000m
Appearance: Full, whole leaf in varying shades from brown to green.
Certified Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance and Ethical Tea Partnership
Use 2-3 tsp per person. Infuse for up to 3 minutes using fresh, 80°C water. Infuse each pot at least 3 times.
A study by The Tea Research Foundation of Central Africa found this Malawi Peony white tea to be extremely high in antioxidants. We recommend this tea for anti-ageing skin care as highlighted in these articles: