Sparkling Rosemary-Peach Cocktails

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Sparkling Rosemary-Peach CocktailsRecipe
Photo: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot
A heady punch of woodsy rosemary creates an herbaceous riff on the classic Bellini.
8 servings

Ingredients

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3/4 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 (3-inch) rosemary sprig
2 ripe peeled peaches, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 (750-milliliter) bottle Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; cool to room temperature. Strain rosemary syrup in a sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

2. Place rosemary syrup and peaches in a blender, and process until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve over a bowl; cover and chill at least 4 hours. Spoon about 2 tablespoons peach syrup into each of 8 Champagne flutes, and top each serving with about 1/3 cup Champagne.

Created date

May 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 126
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 16.5 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 3 mg