Gamay Noir, Star Anise & Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)

Lovely recipe for a Red Wine Syrup that can be used a number of ways to spruce up any dessert or steak. Thanks Lauren. Keep these coming!!

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3:1 ratio of red wine to sugar, 1 star anise, 1 piece of cinnamon (or any aromatic you like! Vanilla beans and ginger are also wonderful.) You can use most red wines: I used Tawse Winery‘s lovely 2012 Gamay Noir that was given to me as a gift. Taste throughout the reduction and remove the aromatics before they become too pronounced.
Simmer until reduced 1/4 of the way. It will thicken upon cooling, so be careful not to thicken too far.
This is a great way to use up the bottom of the bottles, and it keeps for a long time. Serve it draped over fruit and ice cream, or it pairs beautifully with anything made with dark chocolate.

Gamay Noir, Star Anise, Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)Gamay Noir, Star Anise, Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)Gamay Noir, Star Anise, Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)Gamay Noir, Star Anise, Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)Gamay Noir, Star Anise, Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)Gamay Noir, Star Anise, Cinnamon Syrup (Red Wine Syrup)

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