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NEBUCHADNEZZAR --- The largest of oversized bottles, equal to twenty 750 ml bottles, or 507 oz.

NEMATODE --- Parasite that feeds on vine roots.

NOSE --- The aroma or smell of a wine. After color, the most readily apparent indication of a wine's character or quality.

NOUVEAU --- French word for "new," used to indicate a wine that has been released within a few weeks of the harvest.