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.Origin: Mannong village, Yunnan province, China Elevation: 1,400 – 1,850m Cultivar: Menghai Broad Leaf Harvest Date: Summer 2009 This vintage tea consists of aged shu pu’er that is compressed into a cake and packed in traditional bamboo leaf bundles called a tong. This reserve pu’er tea is released only when it is ready. A deep garnet infusion with a dense, opaque liquor bears a mellow …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’.Pu-erh tea is considered a fermented tea, and it’s color is a deep reddish-brown tone. The taste is mellow and earthy. There are many ways in which to brew Pu-erh tea, and in the following example we will brew “ripe” Pu-erh tea as it is the easiest to brew.Pu-erh tea (普洱茶), called bo nay (or po lei, or po lai) tea in Cantonese, and sometimes spelled Puer or Pu’er, is a type of dark tea, a tea that is usually aged. Although it can be consumed immediately after production, Pu-erh is often aged, in a process called post-fermentation. This process involves active bacteria and fungal cultures.Pu-erh tea (also commonly known as ‘puer,’ ‘pu’er,’ ‘po lei’ and ‘bolay’ tea, and known as ‘dark tea’ or ‘black tea’ in China) is a semi-rare type of tea that is made in Yunnan, China. In the West, pu-erh tea is known for its health benefits, but there are many misconceptions about pu-erh’s flavor, processing, and other attributes.Pu-erh’s distinct flavor comes from the fact that after the leaves are picked, they are made into a sundried base tea called maocha and then fermented. After that, the leaves are aged and then packed into bricks or cakes. You brew pu-erh tea the same as you would brew black and oolong teas. Heat good quality water to a vigorous boil.Pu-erh tea (普洱茶), also spelled as pu’er tea, is a variety of fermented tea produced in Yunnan province, China.Fermentation is a tea production style in which the tea leaves undergo microbial fermentation and oxidation after they are dried and rolled.