Named for Félix Kir, mayor of Dijon, France, this cocktail is traditionally made with Aligoté wine, a white Burgundy grape. Add champagne and you have the Kir Royale!
- 4½ ounces Aligoté (or other dry white wine)
- ¾ ounce Crème de Cassis
- Add the wine to a wine glass or champagne flute
- Add the cassis
- Stir gently