Sangria Verde

by Broadbent Selections

Spritz up your traditional sangria with this light and slightly bubbly wine in place of your regular red! Add some more verde via refreshing fruits and complementary herbs for the perfect summertime cocktail.


Ingredients

1/4 cup organic cane sugar
1/4 cup freshly boiled water
1 granny smith apple, sliced
1 green Anjou pear, sliced
1/2 cup kiwi, peeled and sliced
1/2 cup green grapes, halved
1 lime, thinly sliced
1 bottle Broadbent Vinho Verde, chilled
2 sprigs mint
2 sprigs basil
1/2 cup white rum (optional)
juice of lime
ice and sparkling water

 

Directions

Stir together the sugar and boiling water to dissolve the sugar. In a large pitcher, combine the apple, pear, kiwi, grapes, lime slices, lime juice, mint and basil. Pour in the Vinho Verde and rum. Stir, then cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Pour over ice and spoon in some of the fruity bits. Top off each glass with a splash of fizzy water, and garnish with mint and basil leaves. Sip and relax.


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