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A Cognac-based punch made with fresh juices and a touch of old vine Zinfandel, a particularly rich, fruity style of red wine, topped with Grand Marnier-soaked berries.
1 oz Cognac
0.75 oz lemon juice
1 oz simple syrup*
0.5 oz cranberry juice
0.5 oz old vine Zinfandel
3 berries, soaked in Grand Marnier
*Simple syrup: Use one part sugar, one part water. Combine in
*Simple syrup: Use one part sugar, one part water. Combine in a pitcher and stir until dissolved.
Wash berries and pat dry with a paper towel. Place in bowl. Soak berries in Grand Marnier (about 1/4 cup per pint). Cover and let soak for at least 30 minutes. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.
Combine Cognac, lemon juice, simple syrup, cranberry juice and Zinfandel in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into stem glasses. Top with three soaked berries.
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