Blackberry Mint Sangria
Summer is here and you need something that’s refreshing, delicious and will hit all the high notes of flavor.
- ½ cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 12 oz. fresh blackberries
- zest of 1 lemon sliced
- ½ oz. fresh mint
- 12-24 ice cubes
- 1 bottle of red wine
Turn on the heat to medium, in a medium pot add the sugar, water and lemon zest, bring to a boil. Add the blackberries, lemon slices, 4 mint leaves and ¼ cup of wine to the pot, remove from the heat and let sit at room temperature for 4 hours.
Once syrup has cooled pour mixture into a 1 ½-2 quarts glass pitcher with ½ the mint, ice and bottle of wine. Stir mixture together. Serve in a tall glass with ice, a few blackberries, a slice of lemon and 1 sprig of mint, fill glass up ¾ way with sangria and enjoy.
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