Definition of Beaujolais Nouveau in English:

Beaujolais Nouveau

Line breaks: Beau|jo¦lais Nou|veau
Pronunciation: /ˌbəʊʒəleɪ nuːˈvəʊ
 
, boʒolɛ nuvo/

noun

[mass noun]
  • A Beaujolais wine sold in the first year of a vintage.
    More example sentences
    • If you need some artificial happiness, this year's vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau will be available at midnight (the beginning of the third Thursday of November) in France.
    • A significant proportion of this wine is released as a primeur, in competition with Beaujolais Nouveau.
    • This is a story about Beaujolais - for one, the Beaujolais Nouveau that was unleashed upon a thirsty world Nov. 20.

Origin

from Beaujolais + French nouveau 'new'.

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