malmsey definition

  • noun:
    • A sweet strengthened wine initially produced in Greece and now created mainly in Madeira. Also known as malvasia, malvoisie.
    • A sweet, fortified wine produced in Madeira, initially through the malvasia grape.
    • a type of sweet wine from Crete, the Canary Islands, etc.
    • a type of grape.
    • A wine, frequently nice, strong, as well as large flavor, originally but still produced in Greece, however now especially in the Canary and Madeira islands, and when you look at the Azores and in Spain.
    • nice Madeira wine

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