White Sangria

whitesangria1On Sunday night, I made a Spanish themed dinner complete with homemade paella Valenciana (read here) and white sangria.  I wanted to make white sangria for a change because it felt more summery.  A traditional white sangria has white wine, Cointreau, fruit and sugar.  The Sauvignon Blanc I used was perfectly crispy and sweet and I felt that the sangria didn’t need the Cointreau or sugar.  For all you winos out there, the Sauvignon Blanc I used is from Casas del Bosque from the Casablanca Valley in Chile, amazing wine!  I used about 2 bottles of Sauvignon Blanc and the following fruits: 2 Mangos, 1 nectarine, 3 apricots, 1 peach, strawberries, and lime slices.  I may or may not have gotten drunk from eating all the wine-soaked fruit at the bottom of the pitcher…