Downton Abbey Coctails: The Lady Mary makes 1 cocktail 1.5 oz Lillet Blanc .75 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice 4-5 basil leaves brut champagne, chilled Add the basil and lemon juice to your shaker and muddle. Add Lillet and ice and then shake and strain into a flute. Top with champagne.
wine retailer to save old bottles for us (leftover from their weekly wine tastings and totally f-r-e-e). Once at home we made sure they were squeaky clean and hand labeled ‘em with a sharpie (which never rubbed off or faded in case you’re wondering). We used all the green bottles to hold water, brown bottles for sweet tea and clear ones for homemade mint lemonade