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Cocktail Recipes by Chandon a Refreshing Way to Start Summer

May. 24th, 2011 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment   
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The official start to the summer is just around the corner, so why not celebrate and kick-start the season with a cool, refreshing Chandon cocktail?

In addition to a range of sophisticated and vibrant sparkling wines that are pleasing to all palates, the Napa-based wine expert has created a selection of cocktail recipes to mix things up this summer. Chandon’s vibrant fruit-forward flavors make it an ideal ingredient for a wide variety of concoctions.

Pop open a bottle of Chandon Brut Classic and create a new twist on some old summertime classics. Chandon takes everyday cocktails to a sparkling new level with these remarkably thirst-quenching recipes.

Chandon Brut Mojito

Ingredients:
  • 2oz Chandon Brut Classic
  • 1oz 10 Cane Rum
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • 7-10 Mint Leaves
  • Juice from quarter of lime

    Preparation:
    1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves with simple syrup and lime juice.
    2. Add rum and shake with ice.
    3. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
    4. Top with Chandon Brut Classic and stir.
    5. Garnish with a mint sprig.




    Chandon Cucumber Peel

    Ingredients:
  • 2 ? oz Chandon Brut Classic
  • 2 Inches of Raw Cucumber with Peel
  • ? oz Simple Syrup
  • 5-7 Spearmint Leaves

    Preparation:
    1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle cucumber with mint leaves and simple syrup.
    2. Shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
    3. Top with Chandon Brut Classic and stir.
    4. Garnish with a slice of cucumber or mint sprig.



    Chandon Sparkling Poire

    Ingredients:
  • 3 oz Chandon Brut Classic
  • 1/4 Cup Diced Bartlett Pear
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup

    Preparation:
    1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle pear with simple syrup.
    2. Shake with ice and strain into a Champagne flute.
    3. Top with Chandon Brut Classic and stir.
    4. Garnish with a pear slice.
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