This handmade compressed Pu-Erh tea brick is cultivated to order for TWG Tea in a traditional manner by the celebrated Meng Hai tea garden on the misty hillsides of the mountains of Yunnan and boasts large, sundried leaves.It is usually a very highly fermented tea. You can purchase Pu-erh tea in loose leaf form but the traditional and most widely way to purchase Pu-erh tea is in brick or cake form, where they compress the tea leaves extremely tightly into the shape of a disc, brick, square, bird’s nest or some other tightly compressed shape.By visiting tea gardens, TeaVivre carefully select high quality Pu-erh Tea, including Raw Puerh, Ripe Puerh, Aged Puerh, Cake Tea, Tuocha, Brick Puerh etc. Pu-erh Tea – origin from Yunnan, Online shop for Puerh Tea Lovers – TeaVivre.comPu-erh tea can be purchased as loose leaf tea or in solid forms such as bricks, cakes and balls. If your pu-erh tea is the loose leaf variety, simply prepare as you would any other loose leaf tea. If your pu-erh tea comes in a brick, cake or ball, break off small amounts depending on how many cups you are making.Pu’er or pu-erh is a variety of fermented tea produced in the Yunnan province of China. Fermentation in the context of tea production involves microbial fermentation and oxidation of the tea leaves, after they have been dried and rolled. This process is a Chinese specialty and produces tea known as 黑茶 hēichá (literally, ‘black tea’) commonly translated as ‘dark tea’.What is Puer? Puer is a subcategory of dark tea. It is an aged tea from the Yunnan province of China. It has an active (probiotic) bacteria that deepens the flavor of the tea over time. In theory, the older it is, the better and more valuable it becomes.What does it taste like? Puer can have an earthy, rich, and dark fSince 2004, we have been in the business of sourcing Yunnan Pu-erh Tea, Chinese Green Tea, Black Tea, Oolong Tea, White Tea, Hei Cha, Teawares, Clay Teapots, and much more! We also offer wholesale pricing in addition to our already competitive retail pricing!