Vesevo Beneventano Aglianico 2010, Campania, Italy

Country: Italy

Colour / Style: Red

Alternative selection for: Episode 3

As recommended by: Joe Fattorini

We now believe Aglianico was a principal component in Falernian – the greatest wine of the late Roman Empire. But they didn’t enjoy great-value versions like this, with the ripe, dark fruit brightened by cool-night breezes in the mountains. I love this with tagines and spiced-lamb dishes.