Whether you are looking to host a Valentine’s Day-themed cocktail party with your closest friends or treat your special someone to an extraordinary evening, these unique cocktails are a perfect way to toast to friendship or love this holiday.
Rose Rosa Rosé
This cocktail is as pretty to look at as it is savory to sip. The fruit-forward Chandon Rosé is complemented by the complexity of Cocchi Rosa, creating an unusual cocktail sure to delight.
2 oz Cocchi Rosa
3 dashes strawberry bitters
4 oz Chandon Rosé
1 (2-inch) sprig Rosemary
Fill a glass half full with ice. Add the Cocchi Rosa and bitters. Stir. Add the Rosé. Roll the rosemary between your palms to release the oils and add to the glass.
Tart and snappy, this punch will be the sassy star of the party. Topped with cranberries, this cocktail is dramatic-looking and delicious-tasting!
12-oz package fresh cranberries
6 oz Lime Simple Syrup (1 cup water, 1 cup granulated sugar, zest and juice of 2 limes)
1/2 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
1/2 teaspoon Orange Blossom Water
750 ml bottle of Chandon Rosé
Freeze the cranberries. Make the simple syrup: combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let sit 30 minutes. Strain the syrup into a clean container and refrigerate. Discard the lime zest.
Combine the simple syrup, cranberry juice, and Orange Blossom Water in a pitcher, dispenser or punch bowl. Add the Chandon Rosé and the frozen cranberries. Serve.