La Belle Femme

This absinthe-accented drink, whose base spirit Cognac is paired with Dubonnet rouge and Aperol, was featured in a festival in the Cognac region of France. Slideshow:  Cocktails for the Coupe 

Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 3/4 ounces VSOP Cognac

  • 3/4 ounce Dubonnet rouge

  • 1/2 ounce Aperol

  • 1/4 ounce absinthe verte

  • Ice

  • 1 lemon twist, for garnish


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the Cognac, Dubonnet, Aperol and absinthe; fill with ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the twist.

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