Peach and White Wine Sangria

Ingredients

1 cup fresh basil leaves, loosely packed (plus 8 to 10 sprigs)
3/4 cup sugar
2 ounces cans peach nectar (23 fluid total)
1 bottle chilled dry white wine (750-ml)
1 large peach (peeled if desired), diced

Preparation

1
Put basil leaves, sugar, and lemon juice into a small saucepan and bruise leaves by mashing with a wooden spoon.
2
Add 1 can nectar and bring just to a simmer, stirring until sugar is fully dissolved.
3
Remove the mixture from the heat and let stand 5 minutes, then pour through a medium-mesh sieve into a heatproof pitcher, discarding basil leaves.
4
Stir in the wine, peach, remaining can of nectar, and basil sprigs.
5
Chill, covered, at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours. Serve over ice.

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Yield:

8.0 to 10

Added:

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 5:50pm

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