Négociant - French word describing a wholesale merchant, blender, or shipper of wine.
New Wines (Vin Primeurs) - wines quickly fermented with the context of rapid consumption.
These wine are not meant for ageing or bottles maturing.
The Beaujolais Nouveau is one such wine made for this purpose and is sold starting the
third Thursday in November around the world of every year.
Noble rot - British layman's term for 'botrytis". (See botrytis).
Nose - How a wine smells. A tasting term describing the aromas and bouquets of a wine.