La Vie en Elderflower

Photo: Thomas J. Story

For this cocktail, Amy Stewart likes to use syrup she makes with flowers from her black elder bushes (Sambucus nigra). You can find that recipe in her new book, The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks (Algonquin Books, March 2013; $20). But if you don't have the flowers to steep for 2 days, take her suggested shortcut and use St-Germain elderflower liqueur instead.

Yield: Serves 2
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Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes


Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups dry rosé wine, such as La Vieille Ferme
  • 1/4 cup St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 6 tablespoons club soda

Preparation

  1. Fill 2 wine glasses partially with ice and pour in ingredients, dividing evenly. Garnish with a raspberry or jasmine blooms.
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