2010 Scarpetta Barbera del Monferrato

2010 Scarpetta Barbera del Monferrato (Piedmont, Italy)

We all want to be like Bobby Stuckey when we grow up. He's smart, funny, talks about wine with passion and conviction, owns a ridiculously good restaurant called Frasca... and he makes some damn good wines, too. Scarpetta is a team effort between Bobby and his chef, Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson. The wines are made for food—no, literally: They make the wines specifically with your dinner table in mind... or your party buffet table, filled with salty, delicious snacks. This Barbera is party-pairing-ready: bright, lively, juicy, snappy with tangy red fruits, easy down the hatch and a silly value. 

Drink with friends and: Totino's Pizza Rolls

Average retail price: $15

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