Pu'erh is a large leaf tea variety. It is grown and picked throughout the year. Although dark Pu'erh tastes much like black tea, it is not black
or oolong tea
, but falls into a category of its own. Pu'erh is processed much like black tea with the exception of a couple steps. The tea is aged, in special underground rooms or caves, adding to its unique character. One of the most significant distinctions of this tea is that it gets better over time. These aged teas are prized and can be found in vintages, like wine, some dating back 40 to 50 to 100 years. It is has a lot of health benefits
, when consumed regularly.