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Servings: 1

Two French classics—Calvados (French apple brandy) and Lillet Rouge (an apéritif wine)—are shaken over ice with lemon and topped with chilled sparkling wine, for an easy, nuanced cocktail that reads extra elegant if you have some vintage coupe glasses lying around.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 oz. Calvados
  • 1 oz. Lillet Rouge
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Semidry sparkling wine, chilled
  • 1 2-inch strip lemon peel

Nutritional Information

  • Calories (kcal) : 190
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 0
  • Fat (g): 0
  • Saturated Fat (g): 0
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 0
  • Cholesterol (mg): 0
  • Sodium (mg): 0
  • Carbohydrates (g): 20
  • Fiber (g): 0
  • Sugar (g): 17
  • Protein (g): 0

Preparation

  • In a shaker filled with ice, combine the Calvados, Lillet Rouge, and lemon juice. Cover and shake vigorously, and then strain into a coupe glass. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with the lemon peel.

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