This traditional sangria has a delectable aroma and a higher alcohol content than other versions that are diluted with fruit juice. Best served cold.
- ½ orange, chopped
- ¼ cup sugar (or more, to taste)
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- ½ cup brandy
- 1 bottle (750 ml) full-bodied red wine, chilled
- Ice cubes
In a pitcher, mix oranges, sugar, cinnamon, and brandy. Let stand 15 minutes to an hour.
Add red wine, stir well, then add ice cubes.