Luxury Peach 75

Peach puree and fresh tarragon flavor this summery riff on the French 75. The cocktail is terrific with fresh thyme, too. Slideshow: Modern Summer Cocktails 

Cocktail recipe: Luxury Peach 75
Photo: © Lucas Allen
Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • 2 tarragon sprigs

  • Ice

  • 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

Directions

  1. 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. Fine-strain into a chilled coupe. Top with the Champagne and garnish with the remaining tarragon sprig.

Notes

Les Vergers Boiron and the Perfect Purée of Napa Valley (perfectpuree.com)both make high-quality fruit purees, including a peach variety. They’re available online and at specialty food stores.

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