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:

ColourVery dark ruby in colour.Number of tastings7
BouquetDark berry, dark fruit, some cream candy, minty, some eucalyptus and oak in the nose.Score range15.25 - 15.75
TasteMedium body. Immature of course with lots of tannin but quite easy to drink and enjoy. Modern style of port. Loaded with fruit and berry but also with some spiciness in taste. Quite dry with a nice and promising finish. Will be very interesting to followAverage score15.45
Last tasted29th February 2020Point this date15.75
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS
ColourAlmost black in colour.Number of tastings2
BouquetDark berries, mulberry and black berry in the nose.
TasteMedium body. Balanced but quite dry in taste which is dominated of dark berries and fruit. Easy to drink already today with a quite elegant finish with lots of tannins.
Last tasted29th February 2020Rating this dateVery Good
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Fair in Roskilde, Denmark.

Port so young we evaluate only as : Good – Very good- Impressive – Very Impressive
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

24th October
Quinta Nova
Burmester 1996
22nd October
Pocas Jr 2007
17th October
Fonseca-Guimaraens 1988
16th October
Quinta da Gricha
Churchill 2006
9th October
Feist 1977
Fonseca 1977
Taylor 1977
8th October
Smith Woodhouse 2005
25th September
Quinta do Retiro Novo 2000
Wiese-Krohn 2005


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