Beaujolais nouveau

noun

Definition of Beaujolais nouveau

: a Beaujolais wine that is released shortly after a grape harvest and is sold for immediate consumption

First Known Use of Beaujolais nouveau

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Beaujolais nouveau

French, literally, new Beaujolais

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“Beaujolais nouveau.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beaujolais%20nouveau. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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