Puerh is a city that 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)
YiWu is one of the famous old tea tree areas in the south-east of the Puerh tea area in MengLa district . There are many wild forests in this area where many old tea trees grow. In the Yiwu area, not only can the 15 famous villages (7 cun 8 zhai) produce very good old tree puerh tea, some old tea trees grow both side of the border between China and Laos.
GuaFeng village, is one of the 15 famous villages in Yiwu Mt. This tea is using the leaves from big tea trees which is over 60 years old.