Beaujolais nouveau


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

Word History


French, literally, new Beaujolais

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Beaujolais nouveau was in 1971

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“Beaujolais nouveau.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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