Author Notes: Experimenting with Mirto and red wine this is a suggestion for winter. —Sagegreen
oz. dry red wine
oz. Domaine de Canton
juice of 1/2 lime
4 fresh blackberries and one lemon verbena leaf, optional
2 snowed ice cubes
- In a shaker combine all the ingredients. If you have included the blackberries, muddle well . Shake for 1 minute.
- Pour and strain into a chilled glass. Optionally garnish with an herbal leaf, if available (such as lemon verbena, pineapple sage or wintergreen as suggestions). For a lighter, fruitier drink you could substitute 1 oz of the red wine with a fine pomegranate or cranberry juice.