Kir

Classic French apéritif.
1 oz Cassis
4 oz White wine
Instructions
Place crème de cassis in a wine glass and top up with wine
Notes
Substitute champagne for the white wine to make a Kir Royale.
History
Originally called blanc-cassis, the drink is now commonly named after Félix Kir (1876–1968), mayor of Dijon.
From other users
  • As described, this is very sweet. IBA lists this as 9:1 which is likely a bit too dilute but I think 4:1 is too much cassis. Better with a dry sparkling white. — ☆☆
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