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Bubbly and berries are cognac’s BFFs in this bright sparkling rosé cocktail.


  • 1 1/2 oz Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège cognac
  • 1 oz Berry and pepper syrup*
  • 1/2 oz Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 oz Rosé Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon-peel-wrapped blackberry


  1. Add all the ingredients except the rosé to a shaker filled with ice and shake.

  2. Add the rosé, and strain into a Champagne flute.

  3. Garnish with a lemon peel-wrapped blackberry.

  4. *Berry and pepper syrup: Muddle 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar, 6 strawberries, 10 blackberries and 2 jalapeño peppers in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook for 14 to 18 minutes. Let cool before using.