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Malvasia

(mălvəsē`ə) or

Monemvasía

(mô'nĕmväsē`ä), village, S Greece, in the Peloponnesus, on a rocky island joined to the mainland by a mole. In the Middle Ages it was a fortress and an important commercial port, exporting Malvasian or malmsey wine, a type now made in many places. It was (1821) the seat of the first Greek national assembly.
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It is a of three grapes - viura (80%) with malvasia and white grenache in supporting roles - from old vines which deliver more concentrated flavours.
As a direct result of our trials, growers have established commercial plantings of six novel varieties: Dornfelder, Muscat Ottonel, Lemberger, Malvasia Bianca, Albarino and Barbera, expanding the range of unique varietal wines and blends produced by Long Island Wineries.
I adore the malvasia coming out of Croatia; it's aromatic, with good body and bright acid.
Mortitx uses the Mediterranean Malvasia grape for its whites and a number of different reds, including Syrah and Merlot.
7/) Early accounts differ, some implying Annibale's jealousy, but his letter to their cousin Ludovico in Bologna, transcribed by Carlo Cesare Malvasia (1678), points to growing frustration: 'the unbearable pedantry of Agostino .
He now grows Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Viognier, Malvasia, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Symphony, Roussanne, and Chenin Blanc in his vineyard and produces more than 2,500 cases annually.
La extension, profundidad y caracter ligeramente salino de sus aguas favorece la presencia de aves acuaticas, entre las que domina el grupo de las anatidas, entre las que destaca por su grado de amenaza mundial la poblacion nidificante de Malvasia cabeciblanca (Oxyura leucocephala) y Cerceta pardilla (Marmaronetta angustirostris) y por su amenaza en el contexto europeo el Porron pardo (Aythya nyroca) como invernante.
The only other major crop on the island is Malvasia grapes, which produce the eponymous dessert wine whose powerful, honeyed taste reflects its origin: Hand-picked from volcanic slopes, the grapes are sun-dried over reed gratings for nearly a month, said Gaetano Marchetta.
Unger's analysis includes detailed comparisons with other Italian paintings of the same subjects as well as the account of Guercino's commissions according to the 17th-century historian Malvasia.
5) For seventeenth-century commentary on the commission, see Baglione 384; Scannelli 355; Passeri 12-13; Bellori 242; Malvasia 2: 223.
Porque en cualquier conversacion pueden surgir temas disimbolos como el lunch que nos mandaban de chiquitos a la escuela--incluida la cantimplora con agua asquerosamente tibia--pero tambien como el vino de Oporto o de Malvasia.
Having already made clear in his introduction that he did not believe Prospero was a major artist, Malvasia quotes Borghini's description of her father Prospero as a "pittore pratico e diligente" (well trained and diligent, so more faint praise).