Parade Route Cocktail

Courtesy Darwin Pornel, Faith & Flower, Los Angeles

It’s not unusual to see sparkling wine used to add a little fizz to cocktails. But here, a sparkling rosé also adds fruit, a touch of tannic backbone and a lovely rosy hue.

A New Generation of Wine Cocktails
Ingredients
  • 1½ ounces Rittenhouse Rye
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • Charles Bove NV Sparkling Rosé (Touraine)
  • Lemon peel, for garnish
Directions

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine first four ingredients. Shake well, and strain into a coupe glass. Top with sparkling rosé. Garnish with a lemon peel.

Published on November 4, 2016
About the Author
Kara Newman 
Spirits Editor

Kara Newman reviews spirits and writes about spirits and cocktail trends for Wine Enthusiast. She's the author of several cocktail books, including Shake.Stir.Sip. and NIGHTCAP: More than 40 Cocktails to Close Out Any Evening, which debuts in September 2018. Email: spirits@wineenthusiast.net



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