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.
|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|
|1/2 cup||white rum (optional)|
|juice of lime|
|ice and sparkling water|
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.