Cranberry Blanc Cocktail

1 (750ml) bottle of Balance Winemaker’s Selection Chenin Blanc, chilled

250ml fresh squeezed orange juice

Cranberry syrup

Orange slices and cranberries for garnish

 

CRANBERRY SYRUP RECIPE

1 and 1/4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup water

In a small saucepan, bring all the ingredients for the simple syrup to a simmer.

Turn the heat down to low and let the cranberries steep for about 10 minutes.

Pour the mixture through a strainer and discard the cranberries.

Cover and chill the simple syrup in the fridge until cold.

The syrup may be made several days in advance.

 

CRANBERRY BLANC

Add 3 tablespoons of orange juice to the bottom of each champagne flute.

Add 1-2 tablespoons of the cranberry simple syrup to each champagne flute depending on how sweet you want it.

Top the champagne flutes off with Chenin Blanc.

Garnish with an orange slice and a couple cranberries.

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