One of the great northern Italian reds, Barbera is very much a food wine. More specifically, it seems to demand rich beefy, tomatoey pasta dishes.
If you are having a berbecue, match this sharp, juicy red with a spicy sausage or a burger and tomato relish.
Anello Piemonte DOC Barbera 2016, Italy (£9.99) juicy, cherry and plum fruit with spice and some woodsiness; sharp and fresh with fine tannins. Good fruit, elegance and concentration - well-made and thoroughly enjoyable.
Classy and easy-drinking.
But don't just take my word for it, here's Matthew Jukes' review: