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claret

Type

Wines used in mixed drinks

Also known as

Bordeaux

Description

Generic British term for French red Bordeaux wine. Used occasionally in cocktails, most often older ones, notably the Continental Sour.

Flavor

wine

Availability

Generally available. Produced and sold in France.

Substitute

other light, dry, red table wine

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 22 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureContinental Sour
pictureEmpire Punch
pictureQueen Charlotte
pictureBishop Variation
pictureNew Yorker Hiball
pictureShaluta Cocktail

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