1/2 lime, thinly sliced
1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
1/2 orange, thinly sliced
6 – 8 large ripe strawberries, hulled
1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar, or to taste
1 bottle (750 ml) dry red wine, preferably Spanish rioja
1/4 cup (60 ml) Cognac or other good quality brandy
Club soda, chilled
Combine the lime, lemon, and orange slices, strawberries, and sugar in a large
Mash with a wooden spoon to release the juices. Add the wine and brandy and stir
dissolve the sugar. Taste and add more sugar if necessary. Refrigerate for at
hour, or until well chilled. Just before serving add chilled club soda to taste.
wine glasses, with or without ice. Serves 4 to 6.