Inverness Estate Black Tea with Essence of Bergamot from Eden Grove

EG 12ct Prism CollectionTea Information:

Leaf Type:  Black

Where to Buy:  Amazon Trading


Black Tea with natural bergamot flavor.

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Taster’s Review:

I saved my review of this tea for a while since TeaEqualsBliss had also reviewed it, and I figured I had a lot of other teas from Eden Grove to sample, so I’d save this bergamot for one of the last ones I’d try from this company.  Well, that and … it IS bergamot.  I saved what I thought I’d like best for one of the last teas I’d try from them.

Now that I taste it, I can’t say that I do actually like it best.  I think there were some other teas from Eden Grove that I preferred over this Inverness Estate Black Tea with Essence of Bergamot.  That’s not to say that I dislike this one, because it’s actually quite nice.

That said, when it comes to bergamot, I prefer it strongly flavored and this is a little on the subtle side.  The Iverness single estate black tea is brisk,  however, I think I’d like the bergamot to be on even footing with the robust flavor of the black tea and it isn’t.

There is a nice, bright, citrus-y note to this, but it tastes more like lemon than it does bergamot to me.  Again, not necessarily a bad thing, but, for an Earl Grey fan like me … I’m all about the Italian orange!  I want bergamot!

Overall, this is a tasty cuppa, and I was happy with it.  I just could have been even happier if the bergamot were stronger.

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