Poirot Chan Sangria Recipe
This sangria recipe pays homage to two amazing detectives - Hercule Poirot and Charlie Chan! Both characters draw on "unusual" (for the time) ethnicities and helped to expand the realm of detective fiction. Hercule Poirot loved Creme de Cassis - black currant liqueur - while Charlie Chan was fond of ginger dishes!
1 shot Creme de Cassis
1 shot ginger liqueur
Pour the shot of Creme de Cassis and shot of ginger liqueur into a wine glass. If you want a lighter flavor, you can use just a half shot of each one. Pour in the red wine to fill. Here I'm doing it with a Georgian wine - Khvanchkara - but you can use any type you enjoy. For tradition, you can of course go with a Spanish Rioja!
Add in the frozen raspberries to add a chill without diluting the flavors. Give a little swirl, and enjoy!
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Note: I created these sangria recipes and have had them online for years. If you find similar sangria recipes elsewhere, it's because someone copied my idea. I do appreciate it when visitors write in to warn me about the plagiarism - but usually there's not much I can do about it! What's really funny is when they copy my design right down to my sangria pitcher. That's a bit much :)