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Claret Lemonade

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“A little like sangria, this Southern summertime refresher evokes the spirit of New Orleans. Claret is the common name for the red wines of Bordeaux.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring the sugar and water to a boil in a heavy medium saucepan over high heat.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low.
  3. Simmer, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Let cool completely.
  5. Half fill a glass pitcher with ice cubes or cracked ice.
  6. Add the lemon juice and a few slices of orange.
  7. Fill the pitcher nearly full with claret and add sugar syrup to taste.
  8. Let stand 20 minutes to blend and ripen.
  9. Serve over ice.

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