Brouilly

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noun Brouil·ly \ brü-ˈyē \

Definition of Brouilly

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 Spectator31 July 1997

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Origin and Etymology of brouilly

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


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