This Sparkling Rosé French 75 Cocktail Recipe is colorful and easy to make! A twist on a traditional drink recipe, this replaces champagne with sparkling pink wine for a light and pretty beverage with minimal ingredients. This rosé cocktail recipe will be your new favorite.
Where does the name French 75 come from?
This name “French 75” comes from the time when this cocktail was invented – the early 20th century during World War I. An early version was created in Paris; bartender Harry MacElhone compared the strength of the drink to the power of a French 75mm field gun!
What ingredients are in a a Rosé French 75?
A typical French 75 cocktail includes lemon juice, gin, simple syrup (sugar water), and Champagne.
This recipe for mixes up the traditional formula but substituting sparking rosé wine for the traditional topper of champagne. This adds a fruity finish to the drink with a fun pink hue.
What kind of rosé should I use for rosé cocktails?
In this instance, your rosé wine will quite literally “top off” the flute you’re drinking out of, so chose a deeply hued rosé that is sparkling. This list has some good examples. Since you are mixing it with a few other more flavorful ingredients, the quality does not matter quite as much as if you were drinking the sparkling wine on its own.
I hoe you enjoy this colorful twist on a classic cocktail! If you’re looking for more rosé recipes, try one of these next:Print