Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce Learn how to make this Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce recipe for thanksgiving dinner from the Silver Oak Napa Winery Chef. Pairs great with Cabernet Sauvignon. Silver Oak Recipes: Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce American cranberry sauce, merlot recipe
Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce

Cherry - Merlot Cranberry Sauce

Yields about 3 ½ cups / Prep Time: / Total Time:


  1. Combine the cherry juice, orange juice, Merlot, sugar, juniper, and cloves in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil until the liquid reduces by half.
  2. Strain the liquid into another saucepan and add the cranberries and cherries. Bring to a boil and simmer over medium-low heat until the cranberries pop and the sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Taste and balance the sweetness and tartness with additional sugar or lemon juice if needed.
  3. Transfer to a container and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

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