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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
HouseMackenzieVintage1957
ColourYellow mature, very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings1
BouquetToffee, fudge, cacao, chocolate, mint, creme candy, candy and much more in the nose.Score range17.40 - 17.40
TasteMature and peaking with just a hint of old acidity which we appreciated very much. Balanced, very complex and lots of flavours such as toffee, crème candy, candy and so on. Very elegant with a lovely, wonderful, long and complex finish. What a Port! Drink it and enjoy it!Average score
Last tasted10th September 2022Point this date17.40
CommentTasted at home with the family on Port Wine Day
TastersSAI, JB, SS
HouseMackenzieVintage1963
ColourYellow mature very beautiful in colour.Number of tastings16
BouquetFull complex nose of coffee, crème caramel, ginger bread, cacao, dark chocolate, old grocery shop, sweet liquorice and toffee.Score range15.75 - 17.50
TasteExcellent body. Complex and balance port. Mature and peaking. Toffee, cacao, chocolate, sweet liquorice, crème caramel and much more in taste. Attractive port with a long, attractive and wonderful finish.Average score16.44
Last tasted26th April 2019Point this date17.50
CommentTasting at home with the family.

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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