It is there where the Ancient Tree Puerh, or Gu Shu, is grown from tree hundreds of years old, if not thousands of years old. Since 2001, demand for Pu Erh has gone up astronomically. To keep up with its popularity tea farmers have been resorting to less than desirable tactics.Luo Hou You is an unusual young producer based in the height of Zhenyuan in Pu’Er area. Specialized in the teas from Ailao Shan and Wuliang Sha mountains, Luo Hou You produce quality puerh from the the best terroirs of these mountains. Among them there is a series of exception teas, produced from a single old tea tree. Here is a selection of the finest Spring 2012 teas from these single trees.Six famous tea mountains in Yunnan Yunnan. Yunnan province produces the vast majority of pu-erh tea. Indeed, the province is the source of the tea’s name, Pu’er Hani and Yi Autonomous County. Pu-erh is produced in almost every county and prefecture in the province, but the most famous pu-erh areas are known as the Six Famous Tea MountainsSix Famous Tea Mountain Tea Industry Co. Ltd. A young company that was established in 2002 by one of Menghai’s former factory manager, mainly engaged in the business of Pu-erh Tea.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’.The Pu-erh Brokers of Yunnan Province. Pu-erh is the Helen of Troy of tea that gets aged like whiskey, dosed like drugs, and coveted by millionaires.After breaking this pu-erh cake you will see that the leaves on the inside bear the same quality as those on the outside, ensuring the tea’s high quality and rich flavor. This Fengqing ancient tree raw pu-erh has a pleasant, natural aroma, with the fragrance of the fresh leaves bringing your mind to Yunnan tea gardens.In contrast, famous green teas are grown in different regions of China and Japan (i.e. Henan, Jiangsu, Anhui, Zhejiang, Uji). At Mansa, we focus on handpicked pu-erh tea from the ancient tea mountains in Yunnan. Learn more about handcrafted tea. 2. Processing. Both raw pu-erh and green tea follow a similar processing method.Some researchers believe that based on the phenotype expressions of the leaves, seeds and even shape of the trunk that both specimens could be Camellia Crassicolumna, or wild Yabao instead, and various research papers list the old tree as a tea tree (camellia sinensis var. assmica), a unique varietal (Qianjiazhai Da Cha Shu), or even taliensis.