If you are after a simple yet complex aperitif, then the beautifully balanced La Perla is well worth mixing up. It combines the slight saltiness of the Manzanilla sherry with the delicate fruit of Pear Liqueur and the mellow oak and vanilla flavours of Reposado Tequila.
Stir all ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass and strain into a chilled coupe
Lemon zest twist
La Perla was created by Jacques Bezuidehout at Tres Agaves in San Francisco in 2005.