Somerset Mojito

Prep Time5 d
Active Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Yield: 1 drink


  • 7-8 sprigs of fresh mint
  • Club soda
  • 1 lime
  • Organic Sugar
  • Water
  • 2 oz of your Favorite White Rum
  • .75 oz Somerset Ridge Chardonel


  • Take 5-6 sprigs of fresh mint and place into a bottle of your white rum of choice
  • Infuse for 6-7 days for full, minty freshness
  • Strain white rum and remove mint leaves, bottle and store in refrigerator

Simple Syrup

  • Mix together equal amounts of organic sugar and water into a small saucepan over medium heat
  • Stir until sugar is dissolved
  • Let cool, then pour into a glass jar and seal tightly with a lid
  • Unflavored simple syrup will keep, refrigerated, for about one month

Mix your Cocktail

  • In a glass, add mint leaves, lime wedges, rum, Chardonel, and simple syrup
  • Muddle ingredients together to extract juice from lime wedges and mint leaves
  • Add ice to the glass and top with a splash of club soda
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves or lime wedges
  • Enjoy!