|Brandy||1 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Chilled club soda||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Cut 2 thick slices from center of orange, then from center of lemon.
Remove seeds from slices; set aside.
Squeeze juice from remaining parts of orange and lemon; strain into 2-quart container.
Add spices, sugar, brandy, claret, and orange and lemon slices; mix well.
Cover; let stand 1 hour.
Pour claret mixture and soda into large decanter or serving pitcher.
Pour over ice in tall, chilled glasses; garnish each glass with an orange slice.
White Bordeaux wine can be used instead of claret.