The soothing qualities of tea and the relaxing properties of bergamot combine to produce a lovely cheese with rich fragrances of orange blossoms in April and a smooth, creamy texture. What is bergamot? Bergamot is a citrus fruit about the size of an orange with a yellow peel similar to a lemon. The flavor and aroma of this fruit is most commonly associated with Earl Grey tea. Awards: 1st Place at the â€™12 American Cheese Society.