Est. 2011


Alchemy Wines

Founded 2013

This producer was started in 2014 and the brand Blackett was launched in 2014. The name Blackett comes from a George Blackett, who was born in the Leeds, and was established as a merchant of Port wines in Oporto in the nineteenth century.

Blackett Vintages:2013, 2016, 2017

Vintage Port tasting notes:

ColourStill dark but with a yellow mature edge in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetToffee candy, cream candy, minty, some eucalyptus and oak in the nose.Score range15.25 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Rather mature and quite easy to drink and enjoy but will probably develop. Modern style of port. Loaded with toffee, candy, mint and some spiciness in taste. Quite dry with a lovely and quite exciting finish.Average score15.54
Last tasted4th March 2023Point this date16.00
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings4
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry and some spiciness in the nose.Score range
TasteMedium body. Balanced but quite dry in taste, Lovely round and elegant tannins and the taste is dominated of dark berries and fruit. Balanced and quite complex with a very elegant, tannic and promising finish.Average score
Last tasted7th November 2022Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

28th May
Butler Nephew 1960
27th May
Barros 1982
20th May
Maynard 2002
19th May
Quinta dos Malvedos
Graham 2012
13th May
Alves de Sousa 2009
8th May
Messias 1982
5th May
Quinta Vale D. Maria 2011
4th May
Messias 1965
Messias 1967
Messias 1997
Messias 2003
Messias 2005
Messias 2007
Messias 2011
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1960
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1963
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1967
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1970
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1977
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1979
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1982
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1983
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1984
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 1989
Quinta do Cachao
Messias 2009


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