Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Bottled Velvet

1 bottle Moselle

Ingredient: Moselle

Also Known As:  Mosel What it is:  Wine
Wine produced in three countries along the Moselle (or Mosel) river: France, Luxembourg and Germany. Moselle wines are mainly white , and sometimes sparkling, and are made in some of the coldest climates used for commercial winemaking. As the area under vine is very small, these wines are seldom seen on the export market.

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1/2 pint sherry wine

Ingredient: sherry wine

What it is:  Sherry
Fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez. Typically dry, "fino" sherry when only the generic name is used.

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2 table-spoon sherry wine

Ingredient: sherry wine

What it is:  Sherry
Fortified wine made from white grapes that are grown near the town of Jerez, Spain. In Spanish, it is called vino de Jerez. Typically dry, "fino" sherry when only the generic name is used.

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1 lemon

Ingredient: lemon

What it is:  Fruit
Common name for Citrus limon.

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1 sprig verbena

Ingredient: verbena

What it is:  Herb
Genus in the family Verbenaceae. It contains about 250 species of annual and perennial herbaceous or semi-woody flowering plants. The majority of the species are native to the New World from Canada south to southern Chile. The flowers are small, with five petals, and borne in dense spikes. Typically some shade of blue, they may also be white, pink, or purple.

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(Use a punch bowl.)

Peel the lemon very thin, using only sufficient of the peel to produce the desired flavor; add the other ingredients; strain and ice.