What does Beaujolais mean?

Beaujolais meaning in Etymology Dictionary

particular Burgundy, 1863, from title of a district inside division of Lyonnais, France, that is known as for city of Beaujeu, from French beau "beautiful" + Latin jugum "hill."

Beaujolais meaning in General Dictionary

dry fruity light burgandy or merlot wine drunk within a few months after it is made; through the Beaujolais district in southeastern France

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Sentence Examples with the word Beaujolais

The influence of the soil on one and the same vine is interestingly illustrated by the different character of the vines grown in those districts, the Beaujolais wines having far greater distinction than those of Macon.

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