Bittersweet, artichoke-flavored Cynar and citrus bitters stand in for the Aperol in this light, dry cocktail, with rosé Vermouth adding a spicy, floral accent. Vincenzo Marianella created the drink on the terrazza (balcony) of a friend’s California beach house around sunset.

  • Servings: Makes 1 Drink

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  • Ice
  • 3 ounces chilled Prosecco
  • 2 ounces rosé vermouth, preferably Martini Rosato
  • 3/4 ounce Cynar
  • 2 dashes of citrus bitters
  • 1 thin orange wedge, preferably blood orange, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a chilled wineglass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Garnish the drink with the orange wedge.

Contributed By Photo © Lucas Allen Published June 2012

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