Champagne Cocktail

Champagne Cocktail Recipe
Hector Sanchez
At the revamped Merchants restaurant in a 118-year-old Nashville building, suspender-clad mixologists serve old-school drinks like this one from the mid-19th century.



Recipe from

Food & Wine


1 sugar cube
Angostura bitters
Sparkling wine
Lemon twist for garnish


Put sugar cube in a Champagne glass. Lightly sprinkle the sugar cube with Angostura bitters and pour in enough sparkling wine to fill the glass. Garnish with a lemon twist before serving.

The Merchant Restaurant,

Food & Wine

December 2010