Orange Twist Champagne Cocktail

Recipe By:  Eric Vellend
champagne cocktail

For a signature cocktail with more punch, add 3⁄4 oz. of cognac to the flute before you pour in the sparkling wine. Orange bitters can be found at most gourmet food shops.

  •  1 sugar cube
  • 3 drops orange bitters
  • 5 oz. Cava or other dry (brut) sparkling wine, chilled
  • 1 strip orange zest (no pith)
Directions Yield:  Serves 1
  1.  Soak sugar cube with bitters. Place in champagne flute. Tilt glass and slowly pour in sparkling wine. Garnish with orange zest.

Angus Fergusson
House & Home December 2013