Enjoying the start of the Rio Olympics? Get in the Brazilian spirit by making a cocktail with the country's national spirit, cachaça. A distilled spirit made from sugar cane juice, it's sweet and complex – and this cocktail from the Reverend JW Simpson makes use of sparkling wine and elderflower to complement newly launched brand Yaguara's acclaimed spirit.
- 20ml Yaguara cachaça
- 15ml fresh lime juice
- 10ml sage-infused elderflower cordial
- Sparkling wine, to top
Add 60g sage to 500ml elderflower cordial, leave for 48 hours and strain.
Shake and strain all ingredients into a chilled champagne flute. Top with the sparkling wine and garnish with a sage leaf.