An aperitif may per chance level-headed be below the affect of alcohol sooner than dinner, and because the weather gets hotter you ought to have one thing lighter than the heavy mixed drinks of winter. This fragrant cocktail is a aggregate of a kir — the normal French aggregate of wine and blackcurrant syrup that David Lebovitz tells me is now, worthy to my chagrin, obviously unchic, and an unheard of cocktail I had, a few years up to now, at the Flatiron Lounge in Recent York Metropolis. The floral nature of the viognier, one in all my favourite white wines, is enhanced by the heady scent of the elderflower syrup, and the grapefruit adds colour and a advantageous acid steadiness. I clutch my elderflower syrup at Ikea — a bottle will last a LONG time. —Savour
pink grapefruit juice cocktail (you may be in a remark to replace mild pink grapefruit juice for a drier drink)
elderflower syrup, or elderflower drink listen
Viognier white wine
- In a wine glass, combine elderflower and grapefruit juice. Add chilled wine. Sprint gently, and ride.
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