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Lillet Rose Spring Cocktail

Lillet Rose, a fortified-wine blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Muscatel, has the aroma of flowers and ripe berries -- perfect for a springtime aperitif. Garnishing the drinks with edible flowers is a lovely touch.

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  • Servings: 6
Lillet Rose Spring Cocktail

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2012


  • 12 ounces Lillet Rose
  • 12 ounces Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  • 6 ounces gin
  • 6 edible flower blossoms (optional;


  1. Combine 6 ounces Lillet, 6 ounces grapefruit juice, 3 ounces gin, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until well chilled. Strain and divide cocktail among 3 stemmed cocktail glasses, such as Champagne coupes. Repeat.

  2. Garnish with flowers. Serve immediately.

Reviews (4)

  • sarah rusby 23 Oct, 2012

    fyi...just found Lillet rose at BevMo

  • VinnyLynn 7 Aug, 2012

    I couldn't find the Lillet Rose either, although I have a wonderful store that will special order it for me. I'm not that patient; I made this with the Lillet Blanc and it turned out beautifully. It's still a gorgeous color and the edible flower garnish really makes this cocktail look special. I will definitely be making these for many brunch gatherings in the future.

  • foodartstyle 24 Jun, 2012

    No luck finding Lillet Rose in stores or online. There should be a source for this very mysterious ingredient!

  • margiebf 16 Apr, 2012

    I can't find Lillet Rose, only blanc or rouge. Would this work with either of those?

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