Meaning of Gamay Beaujolais in English:

Gamay Beaujolais

noun

US
  • A red wine made from an early-ripening clone of Pinot Noir grown in California.

    The grape was originally mistaken for Gamay. From 2007, the name Gamay Beaujolais was banned from wine labels in the United States.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Oneonta (New York) Star.