Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Kir is a drink made from white wine embellished with a touch of crème de cassis, a black currant-flavored liqueur. When the drink is prepared with Champagne, it is called kir royale.
- 5 fl. oz. chilled Champagne or sparkling wine
- 2 tsp. crème de cassis
- 1 lemon twist for garnish
Pour the Champagne and crème de cassis into a Champagne flute and stir briefly. Garnish with the lemon twist. Serves 1.
Adapted from Williams-Sonoma Guides, The Bar Guide, by Ray Foley (Time-Life Books, 1999).