Sutter Home Wine Cocktails: Bubbly Moscato Mojito

| Posted by Megan for Sutter Home

Our wine cocktail for this warm Friday afternoon is a twist on a classic Mojito - the Sutter Home Bubbly Moscato Mojito! The best part of this recipe, besides the Bubbly Moscato of course, is the mint simple syrup. Cheers to the weekend!

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Sutter Home Bubbly Moscato Mojito

-A handful of fresh mint leaves, destemmed
-1/2 oz. mint simple syrup (recipe below)
-1 oz. white rum
-Juice of one lime
-1 oz. Sutter Home Bubbly Moscato
-Lime wedge for garnish

Muddle mint leaves in the bottom of a pint glass. Fill glass with ice. Add rum & simple syrup. Splash an ounce of Sutter Home Bubbly Moscato on top. Garnish with a lime wedge. Makes 1 drink.

Mint Simple Syrup Recipe

-1 cup sugar
-1 cup water
-1 packed cup of chopped mint leaves

Combine chopped mint leaves, sugar and water in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 2 minutes. Turn off flame and let syrup cool to room temperature. Strain syrup if desired.

Cheers!!

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