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Steak au Poivre
Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak

Steak au Poivre is a French dish that consists of a steak (filet mignon) coated with cracked peppercorns.

Pairing Suggestions

Bordeaux Right Bank (France)
Super Tuscan (Italy)
Chianti Classico (Italy)
Côtes du Rhône South (France)
Nobile di Montepulciano (Italy)
Brunello di Montalcino (Italy)
Ribeira del Duero (Spain)
Zinfandel (USA)

Description

A Pepper Steak requires an elegant wine that can stand up to the meat.

A red wine is needed, but not so big that it overwhelms the meat.

The wine should have both tannins and a good backbone of acidity.

A round and soft Bordaux is an enjoyable wine. It pairs well with many dishes, especially Filet Mignon, Beef Tenderloin, and Pepper Steak. The same goes for a perfectly blended Super Tuscan.

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