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French Agrippina

Cocktail of the week: The French Agrippina by Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá

By LLM Reporters on 26th September 2020

Nestled inside the exclusive Villa Agrippina and close to the Vatican, the Gran Meliá is a luxury urban resort that began its life as an ancient villa surrounded by luxurious Mediterranean gardens.

This French Agrippina recipe by the experts at Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá is a new take on the classic French 75, and is inspired by ancient Rome, featuring a blend of homemade Roman mint, chamomile syrup and VII Hills Italian Dry Gin.

The botanicals include celery, artichoke and pomegranate combined with elderflower liquor to give a floral taste with a herbal twist.

Ingredients

1 oz fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp homemade Roman pint and chamomile syrup
2 oz VII Hills Italian Dry Gin
1 oz St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
2 oz good quality prosecco

Method

1. Combine the first four ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and strain into a champagne glass.

2. Top with 2 oz of prosecco and serve with a lemon peel, a great drink for brunch or a fancy party!