Penne all'Arrabbiata is an Italian dish, and the first choice is an Italian wine.
Quality Lambrusco with its bubbles, fruit and some rest sugar is a great match, especially if your pasta is very piccante (hot).
Sangiovese based wines (like Chianti) are perfectly suited for well-seasoned sauces. They pair perfect with both tomato-based and oil-based sauces.
The red wines above complement the acidity of the tomato sauce, are fruity and medium bodied.
A lighter combination is with crispy Italian whites that enhances the fresh vegetables (tomato, basil and garlic).
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