Bitter Orange Wine Recipe
Bitter Orange Wine
Total time: 15 to 30 minutes

Prep. time: 20 minutes
Waiting time: 40 days
Cooking time: None

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

Bitter orange wine is a dessert wine that should be served chilled.

During the macerating time, it's best to place the container in a cellar or other cool place, away from sunlight and drafts.

- 5 liters (5 quarts) of good rosé wine (12%)
- 1 liter (1 quart) clear alcohol (40%)
- 1 kg (2 1/4 lb.) sugar
- Zest and juice of 7 unsprayed bitter Oranges
- 1 vanilla bean
  1. put everything into a small barrel or crock; 
  2. cover and let macerate for 40 days, stirring regularly;
  3. strain and bottle.


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