Nouveau Sangaree

[Photograph: Alice Gao]

This spicy wine cocktail from Jim Meehan of PDT calls for Beaujolais Nouveau, but you can substitute any light-bodied red wine. Balance an apple slice on the edge of the glass as a garnish. Plymouth Sloe Gin adds an essential complexity.

Nouveau Sangaree

About This Recipe

Active time:3 minutes
Total time:3 minutes


  • Ice
  • 2 ounces Beaujolais Nouveau or other red wine
  • 1.5 ounces Laird's Bonded Apple Brandy
  • 1/2 ounce Plymouth Sloe Gin
  • 1/4 ounce Deep Mountain Grade B Maple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
  • Garnish: apple slice sprinkled with cinnamon or nutmeg


  1. 1

    Fill a mixing glass with ice. Add wine, apple brandy, sloe gin, maple syrup, and bitters. Stir well and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish and serve.

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