n.1.A sweet wine from Portugal; - so called from the district of Carcavelhos.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Back in the days of exotic tipples with such names as Calcavella, Rhenish, Malaga and Marsalah came in bottles mostly lacking paper labels to tell you which was which, households had their own sets of nametags for use every time new supplies arrived.
Older horses Bertoliver 5 g Bertolini - Calcavella 674665- Unfortunately, the handicapper hasn't dropped his turf mark as well as his all-weather mark.
FORECAST: 5-1 Oscar Pepper, 6-1 Bold Raider, 7-1 Calcavella, Basinet, 8-1 Golden Legend, 10-1 Angel Hill, Samara Song, 12-1 others.
Calcavella didn't get the breaks last time out, but was still only beaten just over a length at the finish.
And minutes later the photo-finish equipment confirmed the filly had indeed beaten 11-4 joint-favourite Calcavella by a short head.
A 7-1 chance, Tipperary Sunset prevailed by a length and a quarter from Calcavella, with Swynford Pleasure a neck further behind in third.