Cocktails

Monte Carlo

The motor racing world always drinks champagne, especially in Monte Carlo, and this well-laced cocktail is definitely a formula 1 special.

INGREDIENT:

½ measure gin

¼ measure lemon juice

Ice

Champagne or sparkling white wine, chilled

¼ measure crème de menthe

Mint leaf, to decorate

METHOD:

1. Stir the first two ingredients over ice until well chilled.

2. Strain into chilled flutes and top up with champagne.

3. Finally drizzle the crème de menthe over the top and dress with a mint leaf.