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Tuesday
Aug092011

Cherry Sangria Cocktail

For a large crowd:

2 magnums Dry Rose Wine (we like La Vieille Ferme, which is a Rhone, but Malbec Rose also works)
1 cup brandy
1 Navel Orange
1 lime
1/2 lb Fresh Bing Cherries
1/2 cup dark rum
1/2 cup Agave Nector

  • Stem and Pit the cherries.  I recommend wearing rubber gloves and an apron for this.  Cherry juice stains very badly.  Slice the cherries in half. 
  • Sort through them a couple of times to make sure you have gotten all the pits.  Put the cherries in the container you are going to mix or serve in.
  • Slice the Orange and the lime and put it in the container.  Pour in the wine, then the rum and Agave, and stir.  
  • Ideally, this should sit for about an hour, but mostly we can't wait.
  • Serve over ice.