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Solstice Tea Traders Pu-erh Tea

Pu-erh Teas are considered one of the best tea gifts from the gardens of Mother Earth. Pu-erh is a fermented tea after undergoing an extra step beyond that of green tea, and the end result of so satisfying.

Whereas Green Tea is finished after drying, Pu-erh undergoes one of two stages; further aging, or a step called wet piling. Wet piling is a step unique to Pu-erh as the tea undergoes microbial fermentation.

Pu-erh tea while available as a loose leaf tea, is often pressed into a shape, commonly a brick or ball. The process historically would take an average of 5-15yrs to create Pu-erh tea. However within the past century, these breakthroughs have been made to create this tea in several months.

Tea is a long respected tradition along with tea estates perfecting the art of growing, harvesting, and treating the tea leaves to the desired perfection. It's no wonder why Solstice Tea Traders sources from these renowned & respected estates for our tea.

 

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