- serves 6
¾ cup sguar
Grated zest of 1 lemon
Grated zest of 1 orange
½ cup lemon juice
½ cup orange juice
1-1/2 cups mineral water, chilled
18 ice cubes
1 bottle chilled Mexican wine (such as L.A Cetto Petit Sirah)
1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, zest and juice. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Pour into a pitcher and refrigerate for about 2 hours. Strain if desired.
2. Just before serving, add the mineral water to the citrus syrup.
3. Put 3 ice cubes in each of 6 highball glasses. Partially fill the glasses with the syrup mixture, then top off with red wine, pouring gently to create two distinct layers. Stir before drinking.