1 lemon wedge
2 ounces black-fig-infused cognac*
3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
1/4 ounce simple syrup
1/2 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1/2 ounce orange juice, freshly squeezed
Garnish: vanilla sugar**
Garnish: 1 sage leaf
1. Rub the outside rim of a cocktail glass with the lemon wedge, coat with the vanilla sugar and set aside.
2. Add the cognac, Grand Marnier, syrup and juices into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
3. Double-strain into the prepared glass.
4. Garnish with a sage leaf.
*Black-fig-infused cognac: Fill a large container with 375 mL cognac and 4 cups dried figs. Let sit for a few days, shaking it periodically. Strain out solids.
**Vanilla sugar: Put 1 cup sugar and 1 vanilla bean (cut open) in a container and shake to combine. Store up to a month.