3⁄4 oz Haitian Rum, Barbancourt 8
3⁄4 oz Cynar
3⁄4 oz Bonal Gentiane Quina (or PX sherry)
1 pn Salt
1 spg Mint (as garnish)

Build over crushed ice, swizzle. Garnish with a slapped mint sprig and a Luxardo cherry wrapped in a lemon peel. Serve with straw.


Named for Ana Maria Ortese's mid-century Italian novel about a Milanese aristocrat stranded on a mysterious tropical island. Postmodernism ensues.

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Created by
Rafa García Febles, NYC.
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  • Any two of the three main ingredients work well together; here they're deep and tasty. Bittersweet sip, savory finish. — ★★★★★
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