Why not give this festive twist on a fruity cocktail a try this Christmas?
Made with Chandon sparkling wine, The Jenson – named for the F1 racing driver sponsored by Chandon – is a luscious berry cocktail with eye-catching red hues, and makes a wonderful welcoming Yule party drink.
15ml Blackberry Cordial
15ml Camomille Vodka
85ml Chandon Brut
Blackberry Cordial: Take 300g blackberries and add 200g caster sugar, 100ml water and 50ml of lemon juice. Gently heat until sugar dissolved. Once cooled, strain through a tea strainer until all bits are removed and you have a clear liquid.
Chamomile Belvedere: Combine one bottle of Belvedere Vodka (700ml) and 20g of chamomile flowers, After 20 minutes, strain out the flowers and rebottle. The vodka should have a fine straw golden colour.
1 Stir down first two ingredients in a cocktail tin over cubed ice until chilled
2 Strain in to a coupette glass and top with Chandon Brut.
3 Garnish with bay leaf and a blackberry
By Miranda Thompson