Enjoy this fresh and fruity drink that’s good any time of year. It’s festive for the holidays complete with fresh basil leaves or a perfect drink to enjoy by the pool in the spring and summer months.
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ cup basil leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
½ cup peach puree or nectar
½ cup rosé
Sparkling wine, to finish
In a small saucepan, heat sugar and basil with ¼ cup water over medium heat. Stir constantly until sugar has dissolved, then remove from heat. Let sit for 15 minutes, then strain. Cool completely before using.
In a cocktail shaker, stir 2 tablespoons basil syrup with peach nectar and rosé. Pour over two tall glasses filled with ice and top with sparkling wine. Garnish each drink with a sprig of basil.