Beaujolais Nouveau

Beaujolais Nouveau

[boh-zhuh-ley noo-voh; French boh-zhaw-le noo-voh]
noun
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] .
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Main Entry:  Beaujolais Nouveau
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a dry fruity light red wine bottled right after fermentation without aging
Etymology:  nouveau 'new' and Beaujolais, of Burgundy, France, where the grape is grown
Usage:  cooking
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