kir royale


noun

  1. See under Kir.

noun

  1. an apéritif of white wine or sometimes champagne (Kir Royale) flavored with cassis.

noun

  1. a drink made from dry white wine and cassis
n.

“white wine and crème de cassis,” 1966 (popular in U.S. 1980s), from Canon Felix Kir (1876-1968), mayor of Dijon, who is said to have invented the recipe.

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