This fabulous mulled wine Bellini recipe,served at The Gilbert Scott, distills the essence of the warming Christmas beverage to produce a sophisticated cocktail. The mulled wine reduction will keep for up to a month and will make 40-50 of these cocktails, so whip up a batch early on and use it throughout the festive period.
Lavender Lemonade: 4 cups water 4 fresh lemons, squeeze and strain (leave some pulp) 1 tbsp dried lavender buds 1/8 cup raw blue agave nectar Pour 1 cup boiling water over lavender buds. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Combine remaining 3 cups of water with lemon juice and mix with steeped lavender water. Add agave nectar and stir… Chill before serving.