Impala & Peacock

Earl Grey Tea


A noble black tea base, blended with bergamot peel, bergamot essential oil, and cornflowers. This earl grey tea blend boasts a classic flavour with a lingering citrus aroma. 

We source our black tea from one tea garden at a pristine mid-altitude location in Sri Lanka. The plantation is near a natural rain forest making the tea part of an active biodiverse ecosystem.

Where does our bergamot come from?

We've used natural bergamot rind and its essential oil straight from our farm partners in Calabria, Italy. They are a family run business who specialise in all things bergamot. We blend their premium bergamot and our black tea here in Melbourne to create the classic taste and aroma of earl grey. 

Quick Brew Guide:
2 mins straight | 3 mins with milk
1 steep
(see detailed brew guide below)

This tea is available in a refill pouch. The pouch is re-sealable to maintain freshness and perfect to refill your Impala & Peacock canister or jar. Pouch size: 


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1 tsp to 200mL cup

100° C

1.5 min steep if drinking straight
3+ min steep for milk tea

Always add milk first into your teacup before the hot tea. Reversing the order will risk denaturing the proteins in the milk making it less creamy.

Camellia Sinensis (the tea plant), bergamot, citrus peel, cornflower petals, bergamot essential oil
(all products are organic)

Historians believe that the earl grey flavour was created as a gift given to the prime minister of Britain in the 1830s; the Earl Charles Grey.

A point of distinction should be made for different types of earl grey. Traditionally earl grey tea contains bergamot rind and either bergamot flavouring or essential oils (we always use essential oils). This is distinct from french earl grey which is classic earl grey with rose petals and lady grey which is classical earl grey blended with lavender. A Russian earl grey also exists which has lemongrass added to it.

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