This is a riff on a classic French 75.
1oz A Smith Bowman Sunset Hills Gin
.5 Lustau Vermut
.5 lime juice
.5 simple syrup
.5oz Cantaloupe juice
Juice cantaloupe in a masticating juicer or blend cantaloupe flesh and then strain. Shake all ingredients and strain into a Champagne flute. Top with A Virginia Sparkling wine, such as Thibaut-Janisson Virginia Fizz. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Derek Salerno of Shagbark
4901 Libbie Mill East Blvd. Suite 175 Richmond, VA 23230