The Story Behind The Tanqueray French 75

For those already familiar, the classic French 75 is an elegant, celebratory cocktail worthy of every fancy toast. Even so, it’s also a great alternative to a Mimosa and easy to serve at any time of day — or night. This version benefits from luminescent Tanqueray No. TEN gin, which is then combined with the classic recipe’s core ingredients (sparkling wine, fresh lemon juice, and a touch of simple syrup) to create a dazzling drink for any occasion. 

This article is sponsored by Tanqueray.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 ounces Tanqueray No. TEN 
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice 
  • Top with sparkling wine 
  • Lemon peel, for garnish 

Directions

  1. Pour Tanqueray No. TEN into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and ice.
  3. Shake until combined. 
  4. Strain into a coupe glass (or Champagne flute).
  5. Top with sparkling wine. 
  6. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel. 

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Updated: 2022-07-06

This version of a French 75 boasts Tanqueray No. TEN combined with the classic recipe’s core ingredients. It's sure to dazzle on any occasion.