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Late Summer Stone Fruit & Fresh Herb Sangria

This late summer stone fruit & fresh herb sangria is extra special because it uses four types of stone fruits in two different ways. A portion of the plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots are run through a juicer to extract all of their sweet nectar while the others are sliced so that they can elegantly float about in your glass, adding a touch of traditional sangria style. Fresh basil and rosemary sprigs are added to balance bright and earthy notes, and a dry white wine is poured over top to transform the drink from juice to cocktail.
Prep Time4 hrs 20 mins
Total Time4 hrs 20 mins
Course: Beverage, Cocktail, Drink
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 6 -8

Ingredients

  • 2 plums
  • 2 peaches
  • 2 nectarines
  • 4 apricots
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 bottle dry white wine (e.g., sauvignon blanc, chenin blanc, viognier)
  • optional: pure maple syrup

Instructions

  • Halve and remove the stone of 1 plum, 1 peach, 1 nectarine, and 2 apricots. Run each through a juicer, and set juice aside (approximately 1 ½ - 2 cups fresh juice).
  • Thinly slice 1 plum, 1 peach, 1 nectarine, and 4 apricots. Add the fresh fruit, basil, and rosemary sprigs to a large pitcher.
  • Pour the fresh fruit juice into the pitcher.
  • Pour the wine into the pitcher.
  • Stir.
  • Refrigerate the sangria for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight.
  • If you like a slightly sweet sangria, add in 1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup at a time until desired sweetness is reached.
  • Serve and enjoy.