serves 1 pitcher
- 2 plums, pitted and thinly sliced
2 cups cherries, pitted
6 to 8 basil leaves
1/4 cup Kirschwasser or any cherry brandy
1 orange, thinly sliced
1 bottle red wine, such as Petite Syrah or Nero dAvola
In a large pitcher, muddle plums, cherries and basil with the Kirschwasser to release some of their juices. Add in oranges and wine. Stir to combine.
Serve in glasses over ice.