Think a Margarita dressed up for the holidays with the addition of Rosé Champagne (Cava or Prosecco), Cointreau and St. Germain. The Colletti Royale, is a spritzy, boozy cocktail from bartender Julie Reiner, co-owner of the celebrated cocktail bars Clover Club and Leyenda in New York. Multiply the recipe for a pitcher of this tasty holiday punch for a crowd.
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1 1/2 ounces reposado tequila
1/2 ounce Cointreau
1/2 ounce St-Germain
1/2 ounce blood orange juice
1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
2 dashes orange bitters
Rosé Champagne, chilled, to top (approximately 3 ounces)
Garnish: blood orange wheel
1. Add the tequila, Cointreau, St-Germain, blood orange juice, lime juice and bitters into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
2. Strain into a wine glass filled with fresh ice.
3. Top with the rosé Champagne (or other Sparkling Rosé, Prosecco or Cava)
4. Garnish with a blood orange wheel.