Etre en Verve Recipe

Etre en Verve Recipe

[Photo: Christine Tsai]

This is a delicious way to enjoy Lillet blanc: topped with sparkling wine and a few dashes of grapefruit bitters. On a hot day, there's very little that is this refreshing.

Recipe from Damon Gravina of Ardesia.

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  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 3 minutes
  • Total time:3 minutes


  • Ice
  • 2 ounces Lillet blanc
  • 2 dashes grapefruit bitters
  • Sparkling wine
  • Garnish: lemon curl


  1. 1.

    Fill a large wine glass with ice. Add Lillet and bitters, then top off with sparkling wine. Stir gently, garnish with lemon curl, and serve immediately.