- 2 tarragon sprigs
- 1 ounce gin
- 1/2 ounce Cognac
- 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons peach puree (see Note)
- 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
- 1/2 ounce chilled brut Champagne
How to make this recipe
Tear 1 tarragon sprig and drop it into a cocktail shaker. Add ice and the gin, Cognac, lemon juice, peach puree and simple syrup and shake well. <a href="http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#doublestr... title="Cocktail Techniques: Fine Straining">Fine-strain</a> into a chilled coupe. Top with the Champagne and garnish with the remaining tarragon sprig.
Les Vergers Boiron and the Perfect Puree of Napa Valley (perfectpuree.com)both make high-quality fruit purees, including a peach variety. They're available online and at specialty food stores.