1 1/2 c. boiling water
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1/2 lemon, sliced
3 sticks cinnamon
3 whole cloves
1 lg. bottle Burgundy, Claret or other red inner wine
Combine boiling water, sugar, lemon, cinnamon and cloves; stir until sugar dissolves.
Add wine; simmer 20 minutes. (DO NOT BOIL!) Strain.
Serve hot with a sprinkling of nutmeg.