We use cookies to track your browsing behavior on our site and provide ads relevant to you. You can opt out by disabling cookies in your browser. To learn more, see our privacy policy.

The Bubbly, Fruity Gin Cocktail You Should Know

France Paris Champagne & Sparkling Wine Gin


A modified French 75, La Tour (French for “The Tower” and named for this cocktail’s famous backdrop) was created by 2016’s USBG Diageo World Class Global Winner Jennifer Le Nechet, a bartender at Paris’ Café Moderne.

La Tour

  • 1 oz gin
  • ½ oz fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ oz raspberry syrup*
  • 3 fresh raspberries
  • Absinthe spray
  • Champagne

Garnish: Lemon peel

Glass: Nick & Nora

*Raspberry syrup: Add 1 cup raspberries, 2 cups sugar and 1 1/2 cups water to a pot over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Strain into a jar and seal tightly with a lid. Will keep, refrigerated, for about 1 month.

Like what you see? Check out another Curbside Cocktails video here.

Curbside Cocktails is a globe-trotting series that features fascinating destinations and all of the can’t-miss regional drinks you need to know about. Get ready to drink like a local.

Follow us on Instagram

Are you smarter than
your bartender?

Think you know the booze?
Let’s start with some basics.

From our Friends