Puerh is a city used to be the tea distribution centre of the Yunnan Province. As time went by, we regarded the tea from Puerh City as Puerh Tea.
Puerh Tea is a post-fermented tea, there are two types of Puerh Tea:
1) Raw Puerh (naturally fermented)
2) Cooked/Ripe Puerh (process fermented)
As we know, most of high quality teas are from higher altitude mountains. The same goes for puerh teas as most of the famous puerh tea mountains are higher than 1600 meters.
LinCang is located in the North-West of the puerh tea area. There are many famous mountain around these area.