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‘Pretty in Pink’ Rosé Spritzer

Recipe by: Gabrielle

SERVES: 4-6

Wine Pairing: 2018 Gabrielle Collection Rosé D’Été Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

PREP TIME: 10 minutes TOTAL TIME: 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS

Yield 44 oz. = (4) 11 oz. servings or (6) 7oz. servings

  • 1 pink grapefruit, need ½ cup freshly squeezed juice
  • 2 limes, need 2 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. freshly squeezed juice (reserve ½ lime)
  • ½ cup vodka, good quality, chilled
  • 1 cup strawberry flavored sparkling water or tonic water, chilled
  • 1 bottle 750 ml. 2018 Gabrielle Collection Rosé D’Été Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, chilled
  • 1 pouch 6 oz. GC Napa Valley Cocktail Rim Seasoning: Organic Pomegranate Sugar
  • Garnish: 6 decorative pink and white striped straws
  • Optional garnish: 1 pink edible rose with petals removed or 6 small edible spring flower blossoms

TO PREPARE

  1. Mix in a large pitcher the following: pink grapefruit juice, lime juice, vodka, sparkling water, and Gabrielle Collection Rosé D’Été Cabernet Sauvignon.
  2. Cut the reserved ½ lime into 4 wedges.
  3. Prepare serving glasses: Mound Pomegranate Sugar on a flat plate or in a bowl that is a larger diameter than the serving glasses. Moisten the rim of each glass with a lime wedge, then dip firmly into the Pomegranate Sugar once or twice. Set aside.

TO SERVE

Using a funnel, carefully pour the Rosé Spritzer into the center of the glasses; avoid hitting the sugared rim. Add the decorative straw. Float a rose petal or flower blossom in each glass 

SHOPPING LIST

  • 1 pink grapefruit
  • 2 limes
  • 1 bottle vodka, good quality (4 oz./118 ml. needed)
  • 1 bottle strawberry flavored sparkling water or tonic water (8 oz. needed)
  • Optional garnish: 1 pink edible rose or 6 small edible spring flower blossoms
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