Elderflower Aperitif

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This simple variation gets a one-two punch of bitter quinine from both tonic and Lillet Blanc

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Welcome guests with this lovely aperitif as it makes a lovely light change from champagne and strong heavy cocktails.


  • 2 ounces Lillet Blanc
  • 3 ounces dry sparkling wine
  • 1 ounce Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic
  •  Lemon twist


  1. Fill a wine glass with ice, then add the Lillet Blanc. Top with sparkling wine and tonic. Add the lemon twist directly into the spritz and enjoy immediately.

Mixers: Elderflower Tonic Water

Spirits: Lillet Blanc

Tastes: Fruity and delicious