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From: EatingWell Magazine, December 1997

A French bistro favorite, this aperitif turns an everyday white wine into a festive cocktail. To really make it an occasion, use sparkling wine.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 tablespoons creme de cassis, (black currant liqueur) or black currant syrup
  • 16 fluid ounces (2 cups) chilled dry white wine, or sparkling wine
  • Twists of lemon or orange zest, for garnish


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  1. Spoon 1 tablespoon creme de cassis (or black currant syrup) into each 8-ounce wineglass. Fill with white wine and add a twist of lemon or orange zest.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 138 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 0 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 11 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 6 mg sodium; 86 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ other carbohydrate

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