Blackberry French 75 Sparkling Cocktail

Cocktail Ingredients

½ cup Water
½ cup Sugar
¼ cup Fresh blackberries
1 oz Gin
1 tbsp Fresh lemon juice
2 oz Le Grand Courtâge Blanc de Blancs Brut
Fresh blackberries and lemon rind for garnish

In a small pan, add the water, sugar, and blackberries. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring, and then strain into a heatproof container like a mason jar. Set aside until cool and then chill in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 2 tbsp of the blackberry simple syrup, 1 oz gin, 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice, and then shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass and then top with about 2 oz of Blanc de Blancs Brut. Garnish with a lemon rind and fresh blackberry if desired & enjoy your Blackberry French 75.

Adapted from: heatherchristo.com