Very well with beef ribs or roasted prime rib along with peppercorn sauce. Lamb, chicken or pork stew. Mushrooms stuffed with ham, chacuterie, bristled game. Cheeses such as Epoisses, Soumaintrain, Amour de Nuits, Livarot, Pont l'Eveque. Desserts made from dark chocolate.
Grilled rib of beef with a pepper sauce, thick cut of beefsteak, lamb, or stewed poultry, pork cheek stew with pepper sauce, venison, large mushrooms stuffed with minced ham. Cheeses with well-developed flavors.