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Cognac Sparkling Wine Cocktail

Photo: Charles Masters
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
The original Champagne cocktail, this one packs a wallop.

Ingredients

  • 4 drops Angostura bitters
  • 4 sugar cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups demi-sec sparkling wine (such as Gruet), chilled
  • 1/2 cup cognac, chilled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 149
  • fat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 4.8 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place 1 drop of bitters onto each sugar cube; place 1 sugar cube into bottom of each of 4 Champagne flutes. Combine wine and cognac. Pour 1/2 cup wine mixture into each flute.