Malmsey Wine

is the wine of Malvasia, in Candia.

Thane spyces unsparyly thay spendyde thereaftyre,
Malvesye and muskadelle, thase mervelyous drynkes.

Morte d'Arthure.,

(See Drowned In A Butt Of ...).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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