The south of Italy is best known for plummy rich reds but here’s one that’s more everyday gulpable. As in having lots of vitality, delicious bright flavours, and moderate alcohol. Think somewhere between Valpolicella and Merlot ““ which is not a bad profile for an everyday red. Just when the South Americans thought they ware kings of value, Italy hits back. Pronto!
VINICOLA TORREVENTO 15, Negroamaro, Puglia, Italy 254300 $8.60