Chris Hannah loves serving this drink in the fall and winter—especially during Mardi Gras and the carnival season in New Orleans (January to March).

  • Servings: 1


  • 1 3/4 ounces VS Cognac
  • 3/4 ounce fruity red wine, such as Claret or Merlot
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce light brown sugar syrup (1/2 tablespoon light brown sugar mixed with 1/2 tablespoon warm water)
  • Ice
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the Cognac, wine, lemon juice and brown sugar syrup. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled ice-filled red wine glass and garnish with the nutmeg.

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