“This great starter cocktail or digestif, with a very nice orange-red complexion, is named after French footballer Michel Platini, who is of Italian descent, hence the combination of French cognac and Italian Aperol.” — Vincent Heitz, bartender, Coquette, New Orleans
1-1/2 ounces cognac
3/4 ounce Cocchi Americano
3/4 ounce Aperol
Stir all ingredients except the peel in a mixing glass with ice. Strain into a cordial glass. Garnish with orange peel.