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Prosecco Julep

Prosecco Julep

This sparkling take on the classic mint julep combines mint syrup, bourbon, and Prosecco for an easy to drink beverage that's suitable for any occasion including every day enjoyment! 
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: prosecco, mint julep, sparkling cocktail, mint cocktail, bourbon
Servings: 6
Author: Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • ½ Tablespoon mint syrup (recipe follows)
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons bourbon of choice
  • Riondo Prosecco chilled

Mint Syrup:

  • cup fresh mint leaves packed
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Pour in mint syrup and bourbon into a flute champagne glass. Top with Riondo Prosecco. Serve immediately. If desired, garnish with fresh mint.

Mint Syrup:

  • Place rinsed and cleaned mint leaves in a small sauce pot. Add in sugar and water. Bring mixture to a boil until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow mint to steep for 30 minutes. Strain syrup and keep chilled until ready to use. . 

Notes

Store mint syrup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.