Golden Chrysanthemum

Crisp, simple and supremely refreshing, this bubbly-based apéritif, created by Kenta Goto, relies on few ingredients and a subtly stylish presentation to deliver big results.

“It glows and has complex flavors, but it’s easy to make at home,” he says. So easy, we bet you’ll make seconds.

Ingredients
  • ¾ ounce Suze
  • 1 ounce Clear Creek Pear Liqueur
  • 2 dashes pear brandy
  • 1½ ounces dry sparkling wine
  • Lemon twist, for garnish
Directions

Combine Suze, pear liqueur and pear brandy in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake lightly, and strain into a coupe glass. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon twist.

Published on November 19, 2015
About the Author
Marina Vataj
Digital Content Director

Vataj has written about wine and food, among other topics, for various publications for more than a decade, including The New York Post and Life & Style. At W.E., she manages all digital editorial content, including video and podcast production. She’s also an adjunct professor at a college in NY, where she teaches journalism. She has a Masters of Fine Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a Level 3 Advanced Wine & Spirits Education Trust certification from the International Wine Center.

Email: mvataj@wineenthusiast.net.



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