"Cassis Purple" 3rd of 12 #colorTrends for 2012
Intensity - A touch of white pigment to tone down the intensity.
Value - from light to darkest dark
Hue - Soft purple
Cassis (French pronunciation: [kasi, kasis]; Occitan: Cassís) is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.
It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. The wines of Cassis are white and rosé, and not to be confused with crème de cassis, a specialty of Burgundy which takes its name from blackcurrants (cassis), not the commune.
Crème de cassis (pronounced: [kʁɛm də kasis]) is a sweet, dark red liqueur that is made from blackcurrants.