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Blackett

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:

HouseBlackettVintage2013
ColourStill quite dark ruby but yellow mature in colour.Number of tastings11
BouquetToffee, mint, herbs, liquorice, candy and cream candy in the nose.Score range15.90 - 16.00
TasteMedium body. Matured and almost peaking but quite dry with soft and round tannins. Balanced with toffee, candy, mint and some spiciness in the mouth and with a quite elegant and lovely finish.Average score15.93
Last tasted2nd March 2024Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wein Fair in Roskilde, Denmark
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseBlackettVintage2017
ColourDark ruby in colour.Number of tastings5
BouquetDark berries such as mulberry, dark cherry, black berry and some spiciness in the nose.Score range15.90 - 15.90
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 score15.90
Last tasted6th November 2023Point this date15.90
CommentTasted at the Port Wine Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark.
TastersSAI, JB, SS

Last tasted:

6th July
Quinta do Panascal
Fonseca-Guimaraens 2008
28th June
Berry Bros 1997
Fortum & Mason 2000
16th June
Gould Campbell 1991
15th June
Smith Woodhouse 1966
14th June
Prime
Messias 2011
12th June
Real Comp. Velha 2002
10th June
Sao Pedro das Aguias 2009
9th June
Quinta do Vesuvio 1998
5th June
Croft 2000

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