Puerh tea is a type of post-fermented tea, Puerh tea comes from China’s Yunnan Province and is named after Pu erh city in southern Yunnan. Although Puerh tea shares some characteristics with black tea and green tea, it shouldn’t be classified as either one of them. Unlike other teas, which get stale over time, Puerh tea can mellow and improve with age like fine wine.
Puerh tea trees are is produced in almost every county and prefecture in Yunnan province, but the most famous Puerh tea areas are Xishuangbanna, Lincang, Pu’er, and Baoshan. The grown area is with an average elevation of 1000-2500m above sea level, the areas are blanketed with many large-leaf ancient tea trees.
At these heights, the trees of Puerh tea tend to grow more slowly, but produce pu er