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Cantaloupe Basil Float

Fresh cantaloupe is blended with basil, Riesling wine, and club soda and then poured over lemon sorbet
Prep Time10 mins
Servings: 6 drinks


  • 2 cups cantaloupe chunks chilled
  • 1 1/2 cups Riesling wine divided
  • 3/4 cup club soda
  • 8 leaves fresh basil
  • 3 cups lemon sorbet


  • Place chilled cantaloupe, 3/4 cup of wine, club soda, and torn basil leaves into blender. Blend until almost smooth.
  • Scoop sorbet into 6 glasses, 1/2 cup per glass. Pour cantaloupe mixture over each glass of sorbet. Top each glass with a shot of Riesling wine. Serve immediately. 


There is no need to add sugar to this cocktail because the sorbet has plenty. Stir the cocktail to release those sugars into the liquid during consumption.