Sage & Pear Sparkler

Sage and Pear SparklerWe went searching for the perfect cocktail to serve with appetizers for Thanksgiving and came up with this Sage and Pear Sparkler. It brings forth a few quintessential fall flavors and will help to spark your appetite for dinner.

Sage lends a subtle earthy edge to drinks, and this sparkling cocktail blends it with sweet pear liqueur for a lovely pre-dinner cocktail that will complement a festive fall meal.

Sage & Pear Sparkler Recipe
Yields one cocktail 

1 ounce pear liqueur, we recommend Liqueur Mathilde
1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 fresh sage leaves
4 ounces cava or other sparkling wine

Gently crush the sage leaves between your fingers. Combine the pear liqueur, lemon juice, and sage leaves in a shaker with ice and shake to chill. Strain the liquid into a flute and top with the sparkling wine. Garnish with sage leaves and a lemon twist.

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