Pu-erh Tea

This is a tea named after the Pu-erh region in Yunnan.  It is unusual in that it is usually aged and it is not uncommon for Pu-erh teas to be listed by vintage, like wine, sometimes aged for 20, 30 or even 50 years.  Leaves from ancient old forests with tall tea trees are often the origin of this tea.  Pu-erh is also different from other teas because it can be classified by grade, shape, region as well as season.  It can be in loose leaf form, compressed bricks, the well-known Tuo-cha (nest or bowl), cakes and other assorted shapes.  In its unripened form, pu-erh is technically a type of green tea but as it ages, natural fermentation takes place through the process of ripening. 

    • Organic Pu-erh - Silver Tips Tea's Organic Loose Leaf Tea
    • Organic Pu-erh

      Pu-erh is an aged black tea from China, strong and earthy in taste with a seaweed, fish note. Try the Tuo-Cha for a mellower Pu-erh with less of the characteristic smoky/seaweed note.  Pu-erh is gaining popularity in the US but has been enjoyed in China for centuries. Use 1 tsp....

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