Food & Drink

Recipe for Peach Sangria with Washington Riesling

Try this savory white sangria with peaches, ginger, lime and WA wine

By Seattle magazine staff July 18, 2016

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This article originally appeared in the August 2016 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Savory White Sangría with Peaches, Ginger and Lime

Serves 15

1 bottle (750-milliliter) Riesling

1 bottle (750-milliliter) Michelle Extra Dry Sparkling Riesling

1 bottle (750-milliliter) of seltzer water (plain, lemon or lime)

1/2 cup Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur

2–3 fresh peaches, sliced

1 large lemon, thinly sliced

One handful basil or mint, gently bruised to release oils

1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger root

 

Combine ingredients together in a pitcher and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Serve with ice in tumblers or wine glasses.

* Metropolitan Market prices at press time.

 

More wines to use as a base for your sangría:

Charles & Charles 2015 Riesling, Art Den Hoed Vineyard, Yakima Valley, $11.99 (1.5 percent residual sugar): Aromas of quince and white peach lead to a lush, off-dry palate with hints of ginger and baking spices.

NV Michelle Extra Dry Sparkling Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10.99 (2 percent residual sugar): Easy-drinking off-dry sparkler with flavors of nectarines and pears and a persistent stream of bubbles.

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Harvest Select Sweet Riesling, Columbia Valley, $6.49 (4 percent residual sugar): Crisp character with moderate acidity and rich flavors of ripe, honeyed yellow peaches.

 

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