2 oz Aromatized wine, Cocchi Americano
1⁄2 oz Cognac
Instructions

Build in shaker, add ice, shake briefly don't over dilute

Notes

Cocchi and grapefruit start sweet then sing together in a lightly sour/bitter finish

Cocktail summary
Created by
Kyle Davidson, Chicago, The Violet Hour
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  • Wonderful low-alcohol apertivo that replaces the more typical bitterness with a smooth tartness. Very enjoyable light drink! — ★★★★
  • Tasty. Sweet then bitter, but mildly so. Would be a nice sub for a pre-dinner white wine. — ★★★★★
  • Light, balanced, and interesting. Mildly bitter. Stefan enjoyed it. — ★★★★
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Comments

Not bad, but I mostly taste grapefruit juice. I think this would be worth trying again with 1/2 oz grapefruit juice and a little club soda.


I made this up with a laphroaig rinse, 1.5 oz cocchi, 1 oz cognac, and 1/2 oz grapefruit. A different drink, but really delicious.