When you think of Champagne, some of us automatically think of Strawberries, right? So why not try a Rossini Champagne Cocktail. A Rossini is another version of a Bellini Champagne cocktail. The sparkling cocktail was named after the 19th century opera composer Giacchino Rossini and it is very popular in Venice.
There are a few varieties of mixing this delicious Champagne Cocktail recipe, but we discovered one that will make it hard for you to resist. TiroVino Wine Bar in Los Angeles creates a mouthwatering recipe that will keep you coming back for more.
Rossini Champagne Cocktail Recipe
- 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
- 3 tablespoons distilled water
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 cup white granulated sugar
1 chilled bottle of Prosecco or Champagne
Heat sugar and water over medium-high heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and purée with sliced strawberries and lemon juice until smooth. Strain and set aside liquid. Fill a chilled Champagne flute or wine glass a third of the way with strawberry purée and fill remainder with Prosecco or Champagne. Garnish with a strawberry.
Rossini Champagne Cocktail Recipe by Maurizio La Rosa
TiroVino Wine Bar, 7166 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. (323) 933-1800; http://www.tirovinowinebar.com
If you don’t have the time nor care to use fresh strawberries, you can always use a strawberry liqueur, which is not the same, but it’s still pretty delicious, you can try this version of the Rossini Champagne Cocktail.