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La Peau Douce or Soft Skin Vodka Cocktail Recipe

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La Peau Douce is a fantastic display of the softness of IDOL Vodka, which is distilled from two wine grapes. Here it's mixed with a Muscat wine and rose water for a cocktail with all of the subtlety of a rose petal.

Garnish it with a rose petal for an intimate Valentine's Day drink.

As an update to this recipe, a search in 2013 leads me to believe that IDOL is no longer produced. This is not atypical for small, boutique spirits, particularly vodka. However, that does not discount this cocktail at all, because the vodka-Muscat-rose combination is fantastic. I suggest using a premium vodka that has a very clean profile to replace IDOL.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce IDOL Vodka
  • 1 ounce Elysium or Black Muscat wine
  • Splash of rose water
  • Rose petal for garnish

Preparation:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass that has been lightly misted with rose water.
  4. Garnish with a fresh rose petal.

Recipe Courtesy: IDOL Vodka

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