Besito

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

This sparkling, apricot-accented cocktail is a take on the early-20th-century drink French 75 (gin, Champagne, lemon juice and sugar). Besito means "little kiss."

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Ingredients

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila
  3. 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  4. 1 ounce apricot nectar or juice
  5. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/4 ounce Agave nectar mixed with 1/4 ounce water
  7. 1 ounce chilled sparkling wine
  8. 1 lemon wedge, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the sparkling wine and the garnish and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass, stir in the sparkling wine and garnish with the lemon wedge.

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