Definitions for "Claret"
The name first given in England to the red wines of Médoc, in France, and afterwards extended to all the red Bordeaux wines. The name is also given to similar wines made in the United States.
also known as Bordeaux
Fruity, light red wine whose fermentation process includes very slight maceration of the grape skins. Drink young. In Britain, "claret" is also used to mean red wines from Bordeaux.
An old prize-fighting slang term for blood coming from England. "Tapping the Claret" was slang for giving a fighter a bloody nose.
Keywords:  midnight, drink, well
drink claret; "They were clareting until well past midnight"