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Beaujolais nouveau

the first Beaujolais wine of the season, usually available for sale within two months after the grapes are harvested.
Contemporary Examples

The day we were supposed to shoot this, the Beaujolais Nouveau comes out.
Rob Reiner on the State of Romcoms, ‘The Princess Bride’s’ Alternate Ending, and the Red Viper Marlow Stern July 26, 2014


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



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