Brouil·​ly brü-ˈyē How to pronounce Brouilly (audio)
plural Brouillies
: a light red wine from an appellation in France's Beaujolais region
This ample red has generous plum, chocolate and spice flavors, round and full for a Brouilly, with firm yet integrated tannins. It's ripe yet balanced.Wine Spectator, 31 July 1997

Word History


borrowed from French, after Mont Brouilly, hill in the Beaujolais region

First Known Use

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Brouilly was circa 1949

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“Brouilly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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