malvoisie [mal-voi-zee, -vuh-] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- malmsey wine.
- the malvasia grape.
The wines of the neighbourhood, the macabeu and the malvoisie are famous.
Duchess, you said the other day that you liked Malvoisie, and here is some.
The servant brought champagne and malvoisie; the supper was delicious.
Charles Paul de Kock
His wine he takes hot when the nights are cold, malvoisie or vernage, with as much spice as would cover the thumb-nail.
Arthur Conan Doyle
They were a merry company of knights and dames, just risen from supper and Malvoisie.
Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
British Dictionary definitions for malvoisie malvoisie noun
- an amber dessert wine made in France, similar to malmsey
Word Origin for malvoisie C14: via Old French from Italian Malvasia, from Greek Monembasia; see malmsey