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A Sidecar Ride Through Wine Country

Description

Cognac variation on a sidecar.  Recipe from the Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac

Spirit
Cognac
Flavor
Bitter
Ingredients
1 ¾ oz X.O Cognac
3 bar spoons orange pekoe tea
1 oz lemon juice
¾ oz Sauternes
¾ oz honey syrup
3 dashes orange bitters
1 dash egg white
Directions
Infuse the tea into the X.O cognac for 3 to 5 minutes. In a cocktail shaker, pour the infused cognac (with tea). Add lemon juice, Sauternes, honey syrup, bitters and egg white. Add ice and shake well. Fine strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a little loose tea on the foam.