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Beaujolais Nouveau

[boh-zhuh-ley noo-voh; French boh-zhaw-le noo-voh] /ˌboʊ ʒəˈleɪ nuˈvoʊ; French boʊ ʒɔ lɛ nuˈvoʊ/
noun
1.
the first Beaujolais wine of the season, usually available for sale within two months after the grapes are harvested.
Also called Beaujolais Primeur
[boh-zhuh-ley pree-mur; French boh-zhaw-le pree-mœr] /ˌboʊ ʒəˈleɪ priˈmɜr; French boʊ ʒɔ lɛ priˈmœr/ (Show IPA)
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Contemporary definitions for Beaujolais Nouveau
noun

a dry fruity light red wine bottled right after fermentation without aging

Word Origin

nouveau 'new' and Beaujolais, of Burgundy, France, where the grape is grown

Usage Note

cooking

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