Drinks

Cappelletti Spritz

  • Serves

    makes 1

  • Cook

    5 minutes

ANNE WATSON

By SAVEUR Editors


Published on June 14, 2019

With its unmistakable ruby hue and subtle bitterness, the Italian wine-based apéritif known as Cappelletti makes an excellent replacement for Aperol in this spritz. Erick Castro, the bartender behind San Diego's Raised by Wolves, mixes the spirit with lychee liqueur, sparkling wine, and club soda, and garnishes the cocktail with a grapefruit twist instead of the usual orange slice.

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz. (3 Tbsp.) Cappelletti Aperitivo
  • ½ oz. (1 Tbsp.) lychee liqueur
  • 3 oz. (¼ cup plus 2 Tbsp.) sparkling wine
  • 1 oz. (2 Tbsp.) club soda
  • Grapefruit twist, for garnish

Instructions

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In a large wine glass filled with ice, combine the Cappelletti Aperitivo and lychee liqueur; stir. Top with the sparkling wine and club soda, then garnish with a grapefruit twist. Serve immediately.

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