A Kir Royale is simple to make. Just mix about 1 part crème de cassis and 5 parts champagne or sparkling wine into a glass flute.
A strip of lemon zest is optional, but it does add a nice subtle twist.
- 1 part Crème de Cassis (or any other blackcurrant flavored concentrate)
- 5 parts champagne (or sparkling wine)
- lemon zest (optional)