Red Sangria   Leave a comment

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2 Bottles of Cabernet Savignon (the $5.99 el cheapo kind. I also try NOT to use blends like cab/merlot blends ect.)
1 orange sliced
1 lemon sliced
1 lime sliced
1 apple peeled, cored, and sliced or diced
2 cups of apple juice
1 1/3 cups of cranberry juice (2 cups if the wine is sweeter)
2 cups of orange juice
1 cup to 1 1/2 cups of triple sec (Edit: Cointreau and Grand Marnier work just as well. Grand Marnier is a little alcoholic hot though on the palate so play around with the measurements.)
1/2 cup to 1 cup or sugar (depending on how dry the wine is.)

*Fruits may vary from strawberries, blueberries, blood oranges, and pears. For this particular batch I used Pears, Oranges, Lemons, Limes, and Blueberries. I had Apples ready, but the Pear was enough and the pitcher was already too full for more fruit.

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Slice citrus fruits and muddle with sugar and triple sec in pitcher.

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Add wine and juices and apples and all other fruits and stir nicely. Let sit for 4 hours up to over night. Serve on ice with soaked fruit from the Sangria.

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Posted 8 August 2009 by chrismmm in Uncategorized

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