Sparkling Autumn Chianti

Sparkling Autumn Chianti

Enjoy this wonderful Chianti featuring with fruits, vanilla bean and white wine – a perfect cold drink for the autumn.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

7

servings

1
Bartlett pear
3
small apples
3
plums, cut into wedges
1/2
cup cane syrup
2
sprigs fresh rosemary (4 inch)
1
vanilla bean, split
1
bottle (750 ml) Chianti
1
bottle (750 ml) sparkling white wine, chilled
  1. Cut pear lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices, cutting from stem end through bottom. Cut apples crosswise into 1/4-inch slices.
  2. In 3-quart glass container, stir together pear, apples, plums, syrup, rosemary sprigs and vanilla bean until fruit is coated. Gradually stir in Chianti. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours. Remove rosemary and vanilla bean from mixture; discard.
  3. Stir in sparkling white wine just before serving. Serve over ice.
Makes 7 servings (1 cup)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • Total Fat 0g
      • (Saturated Fat 0g,),
    • Sodium 30mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 36g
      • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Protein 1/2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Fruit;
      • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.