In a quest to create a drink using Peruvian pisco, Francesco Lafranconi ultimately settled on this unusual concoction. The Chartreuse-Aperol-grapefruit combination lingers for several minutes—an especially complex finish for an aperitif.
Glassware Guide More Terrific Cocktails
2 ounces chilled Sauvignon Blanc or other crisp white wine
3/4 ounce pisco
3/4 ounce Aperol (bitter orange Italian aperitif)
1 ounce chilled club soda
One 2-inch strip of Ruby Red grapefruit zest, for garnish
3/4 ounce yellow Chartreuse
How to Make It
Fill a white wine glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Garnish with the grapefruit zest.
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