Pu-erh Tea. A subcategory of dark tea, or heicha, pu-erh is a post-fermented tea made from Yunnan Province. This tea is often aged, which mellows and refines its flavor and character. It is made either as loose leaf or pressed into a myriad of shapes, such as round cakes , rectangular bricks, and a birds’ nest bowl .Oolong Teas With its distinct flavor oolong teas are semi-oxidized Chinese tea produced through a time-consuming process and in result creates a more complex flavor than Green or White teas, with very smooth, soft astringency and rich in floral or fruity flavors. Oolongs are ideal for those new to tea drinking.Yet, in the West, fresh white teas are the most common. Therefore it’s arguable whether it’s correct to classify this tea as a white tea or raw pu erh tea. Let’s take a look at the processing process to determine what category is more suitable for the Yue Guang Bai. White Moonlight Production ProcessThere are thousands of types of tea in the world. In the West, teas were traditionally classified as green tea, black tea, and oolong tea.More recently, white tea and pu-erh tea have been added to the list of common Western tea classifications. Other tea types include yellow tea, scented/flavored tea, and blended tea.The Black Pu-erh tea we offer is hand harvested from wild and semi-wild broad leaf antique tea trees located in the Yunnan province of China. Black Pu-erh is often referred to as “cooked” due to the fact that sun-dried green tea leaves are transformed through natural fermentation from a greenish-golden color to a blackish-red tone.The main reason for flavoring tea is to obtain different blends, styles and flavors, and to create distinctive, enhanced tastes for the classical types of tea. Some producers create flavored tea by mixing the Camellia sinensis leaves with flower buds and petals, or by layering the tea and flower parts in order to allow the leaves to absorb the fragrances released by flowers.Pu’erh tea is very smooth in taste, and can be even darker than black tea. This is a naturally fermented tea, and, if stored properly, the older the tea, the better the flavor. Black Pu’erh teas contain about 60–70 milligrams of caffeine per 8 oz cup, and Green Pu’erh yields about 30–40 milligrams of caffeine for the same sized serving.An extremely bud heavy picking of yueguangbai, which is a shade dried white tea from Yunnan province. The processing of the tea have broken it up significantly, which means this tea will steep out stronger and more quickly due to the increased surface area. This is a smooth drinking white tea with a supple body and sweet aftertaste.