Who are we kidding, 2016 was rough! We’re drinking away last year’s feelings with this colorful and potent kick to a new year.
Add all the ingredients except the sparkling wine into an ice filled shaker.
Strain into a Champagne flute and top with sparkling wine.
Garnish with a wide Meyer lemon peel spiral.
*Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup:
2 cups sugar
Zest from 1 lemon,
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups boiling water
Heat sugar, zest, and 2 cups water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring, until sugar has dissolved.
Bring to a boil.
Pour through a fine sieve into a medium bowl; discard solids.
Let cool completely.
Stir in lemon juice.