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Tea: Earl Grey, Direct Trade

$16.99

50 g

Origin: Satemwa Estate, Malawi & Reggio Calabria
A tradition Earl Grey blended with pure bergamot oil. A classic British tea made to exacting standards - clean and bright with exhilarating citrus notes. Chef Diana's favorite tea.

Makes 35-40 cups of tea.

Blended from teas lovingly grown and made on a farm called Satemwa on Thyolo Mountain in the Shire Highlands of Malawi.  Satemwa is the oldest tea estate in Malawi, still run by the same family - Alex is the 3rd generation Kay to look after the garden.

Not just one infusion

Our rare teas are of such high quality that the same leaves can be infused several times. Each time you infuse the tea different subtleties of the delicate flavours will be released.

It is essential that the tea leaves are not left to stew once they have been infused; straining the tea completely between infusions will prevent the leaves from becoming bitter - it's akin to cooking a steak to perfection and then leaving it in the frying pan.

In China it is widely believed that the second or third infusion of fine tea is the best.

Cost per cup is $0.45, based on 2.5 g tea and two infusions. 

Rare Tea Company

Rare Tea Co. is a direct trade tea sourcing, distribution and online retail company.  Founded by Henrietta Lovell in 2004, the company’s aim is simple:  to source and supply the world’s best tea, directly from farmers and their tea gardens.  They support the 3 pillars of sustainability:  environmental, economic and social.

London, England



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