White sangria may seem more pure than the original red version, but it is every bit as potent. Here, the fresh mint leaves infuse the sangria with an unforgettable zesty freshness.
The most delicious ingredients in this recipe, however, are the peaches, which tend to absorb the perfect amount of white wine.
In a small saucepan, combine the water, mint, sugar, cloves and cinnamon sticks over medium heat. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, and allow the mixture to cool down to room temperature.
Remove and discard the mint leaves, cloves, and cinnamon sticks, and pour the mixture into a large serving pitcher.
Mix in all of the remaining ingredients, cover and refrigerate overnight.
Serve chilled, over ice
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