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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