A sparkling, refreshing cocktail for celebrating featuring Lillet + champagne. It’s a great and simple alternative to a plain glass of bubbly. Cointreau and the oil from the lemon add a fragrant citrus notes that pair nicely with the bright, sweet grape based aperitif wine Lillet.
Lillet & Bubbly
- 4 oz champagne
- 1/2 oz Lillet blanc
- 1/2 oz Cointreau
- 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
- lemon peel for garnish
Add all but the champagne to shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a flute or coupe glass. Top with champagne and stir. Twist lemon over the glass and garnish with it.
Recipe in collaboration with this post for Minted.