How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 2 strawberries. Add the port, gum syrup, Cynar and lemon juice. Fill the shaker with ice, shake well and fine-strain into a large chilled coupe. Top with the sparkling wine and absinthe and garnish with the strawberry slice.
Pineapple gum syrup, thickened pineapple-flavored simple syrup, is available from smallhandfoods.com.