Peel, core, dice Red Delicious, Granny apples and place in lemon water.
In a large soup pot melt butter. Add bay leaves, cinnamon stick , leeks, garlic, cabbage, ginger and diced Granny Smith apples. Add sea salt and white pepper. Saute about 4-5 minutes.
Add VOSP Cognac and reduce liquid by half.
Add Applewood White Wine or Riesling, vegetable stock and raw sugar. Bring soup to a full boil. Add winter savory and lemon thyme. Reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes. Place a cover on soup pot. Add remaining Apple Pucker and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat discard bay leaves and cinnamon stick. Adjust seasoning to taste with ground cinnamon.
Garnish: Fine Diced Red Apples and serve in warm bowls.
CHEF'S NOTE: Use Riesling Wine or any Apple Wine you want.