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Mackenzie

Mackenzie - J.H. Andresen Suc:rs Lda

Founded 1852
Owner Flores family (belongs to Andresen

The house was founded in 1852 by Kenneth Mackenzie, a sherry shipper from Cadiz and joined with Driscoll & Co in 1870. The Port production of this sherry house started during the 19th century. After the Second World War the house was sold to J. H. Andresen. In 1970 Andresen sold Mackenzie to Harvey in Bristol. Mackenzie does not exist anymore and the last known Vintage Port under the Mackenzie brand is 1982.

Mackenzie Vintages:1870, 1873, 1875, 1878, 1881, 1884, 1887, 1890, 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1927, 1935, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1975, 1982

Vintage Port tasting notes:

HouseMackenzieVintage1927
ColourYellow mature tawny colour.Number of tastings3
BouquetElegant complex nose of marzipan. Delicious!Score range16.00 - 17.90
TasteMature and at its peak. Elegant. Balanced with a wonderful finish. Quite excellent.Average score16.97
Last tasted1st May 2009Point this date17.90
CommentAt home with wine friends.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMackenzieVintage1948
ColourMature, tawny in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetLovely nose of old hospital, fudge and pharmacy.Score range
TasteMedium body. Mature and past its peak but lovely, still holding and elegant with fudge in flavour and quite long and interesting finish.Average score
Last tasted25th December 2011Point this date16.40
CommentAt home with the family.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMackenzieVintage1952
ColourMature amber and beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetElegant bouquet of herbs, toffee, candy, dark chocolate, cacao ginger and much more in the nose.Score range17.75 - 17.75
TasteMedium body. Mature and peaking. Very elegant and balanced port with cacao, ginger and candy in teste. Quite sweet but very complex and a delicious and wonderful finish which never seem to end but retuned and returned again. What a Port!! Astonishing!Average score
Last tasted23rd July 2016Point this date17.75
CommentAt home with the family
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMackenzieVintage1963
ColourYellow mature lovely colour.Number of tastings15
BouquetFull complex nose of coffee, crème caramel, ginger bread, old grocery shop and toffee.Score range15.75 - 17.00
TasteExcellent body. Complex and balance port. Mature and peaking. Toffee and crème caramel in taste. Attractive port with a long, attractive and wonderful finish.Average score16.37
Last tasted6th May 2017Point this date17.00
CommentAt a dinner in wine friends home.

In 2005 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
In 2013 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMackenzieVintage1970
ColourYellow mature tawny colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetPharmacy and ether bouquet. Seemed quite old in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Elegant but old in taste. Rather complex with a good finish. Easy to drink and like.Average score
Last tasted13th November 2008Point this date15.25
CommentAt the Wine Society 18% Great Tasting in Malmö.

In 2008 this vintage took part in a Great Tasting in the Wine Society 18%. For points and ranking see Great Tastings.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

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