Pu-erh

Pu-erh is a fermented tea, quite different from oxidized teas. Fermented Chinese teas can be loose leaf or compressed into bricks.

To be considered a Pu-erh, the tea leaves must be grown in Yunnan Province. The raw material for Pu-erh, is made by pan-firing large leaves, rolling the leaves, then drying them in the sun. The leaves are put into piles,  moisture added and controlled over a period of several hours to several weeks depending on the type of fermented tea being manufactured.

Pu-erh tea leaves are compressed into shapes for presentation, aging and dosing purposes.

Yunnan Pu-erh is arguably the most famous fermented tea in China. Widespread speculation led to a meteoric rise in Pu-erh popularity, with a recent tenfold increase in prices. Some regional Pu-erh teas still remain some of the most expensive teas in China.

Tuo Cha(Bowl shaped Tea) Resembles a bird’s nest.

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