Source: The Bartender's Guide: How To Mix Drinks page: 48
1 tea-spoon sugar
Ingredient: sugarWhat it is: Additive
Many 19th century recipes specifically called for white sugar, which is more refined and preferred over browner sugars. But modern white sugar is probably too refined, making raw cane sugar the best, easily available choice.
1 table-spoon water
Ingredient: waterWhat it is: Additive
Ubiquitous chemical substance that is composed of hydrogen and oxygen and is essential for all forms of life -- also a component of all drinks.
2 wine-glass claret(Use large bar glass.)
Ingredient: claretAlso Known As: Bordeaux What it is: Wine
Name primarily used in British English for red wine from the Bordeaux region of France.
This drink is made the same way as the Catawba cobbler, using claret wine instead of Catawba.