James Bond fans will recognize the word 'Lillet' as one of the ingredients in the iconic Vesper martini. Lillet (pronounced “li-lay”) is an aperitif known as “tonic wine”, because it contains quinine. Created in 1887 by Bordeaux wine merchants Paul and Raymond Lillet, the Blanc was originally called Lillet Dry, a drier aperitif which puts less emphasis on the quinine. Honeyed and floral notes of peach, honeysuckle with green herbaceousness. Citrus tropical fruits, honey and herbs on the palate. A long finish of fruit balanced with white wine acidity. Great served long with sparkling wine or tonic with lots of chopped fruit.