Tea Review 539: Tea Journeyman’s Bvumbwe Peony

by Jason Walker on September 19, 2014

in 80-84, white

 

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Origin: Satemwa Tea Estate, Thyolo, Malawi
Score: 84
Price (as of post): 1 oz = $7.75

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