STIR all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
Orange zest twist (discard)
Characterful cognac, herbal Bénédictine and rich fig liqueur are harmoniously balanced by dry vermouth and cider vinegar. This drink is finely balanced but when achieved it sings.
Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Matt Robertson at Hawksmoor Spitalfields, London, England. Matt’s original recipe calls for Martell Cordon Bleu cognac.