Planet of the Grapes Recipe | SAVEUR

Planet of the Grapes

Planet of the Grapes Champagne Cocktail

We love this alluring concoction, which blends Pavan, an orange blossom–infused liqueur, with vodka, chamomile syrup, and sparkling wine.

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The Chandelier Bar at Las Vegas’s Cosmopolitan Hotel (winner for Best Hotel Bar in the 2014 Saveur Culinary Travel Awards) serves this alluring concoction, which blends Pavan, an orange blossom–infused liqueur, with vodka, chamomile syrup, and sparkling wine.

Planet of the Grapes
This citrusy, floral drink mixes orange blossom-infused liqueur and vodka with chamomile syrup and sparkling wine.
makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
Zest of 1 lemon, plus ½ oz. juice
1 oz. Pavan
Prosecco, for topping
Edible flower, for garnish

Instructions

Boil sugar and 1 cup water in a 1-qt. saucepan; cook until sugar dissolves, 1–2 minutes. Stir in flowers and zest. Let syrup cool; strain. Combine ½ oz. syrup, the juice, Pavan, and vodka in ice-filled shaker. Shake; strain into a flute. Top with prosecco; garnish with flower, if you like.