Suze is a French aperitif with a delicately bitter gentian root flavor. Its mild sweetness and hints of citrus and wildflowers make it a wonderful partner for sparkling wine, especially with the addition of a little elderflower liqueur.
- Yield:makes 1 cocktail
- Active time: 5 minutes
- Total time:5 minutes
- 3/4 ounce Suze
- 1 1/4 ounce St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- 4 ounces chilled Cava
- Lemon twist, for garnish
Add Suze and St-Germain to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a Champagne flute and top with Cava. Garnish with lemon twist.