Here's an family recipe I'm cooking up tonight, and I'm racking my brain trying to pick a good pairing, but can't decide what would go well. Recipe is below, any suggestions?

6 med. bell peppers
1 ½ lbs. hamburger
1 onion chopped fine
1 TBSP butter
¾ cup cooked rice
1 lg. can(46 oz.) tomato juice (sauce)
1 TBSP sugar
¾ tsp salt
1 tsp crushed sweet basil
1 ¼ tsp crushed oregano
1 clove garlic chopped fine or crushed
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix hamburger, onion, salt, pepper, and butter.
Add rice
Cut the tops off the peppers, clean and deseed
Stuff with hamburger mixture
Mix tomato juice, sugar, salt, basil, oregano, and garlic
Put peppers in kettle and pour tomato juice mixture over
Cook till boil
Turn down and let simmer minimum 1 hour
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I was thinking an Italian but wanted to look for some other options from the better informed here. One ingredient I forgot to add is a healthy dose of paprika (the recipe is Hungarian Stuffed Bell Peppers, garnish with another healthy dose of sour cream when serving).
This is basically meatloaf inside a pepper. There are many, many reds that will work with this dish:
Chianti Rufina
Chianti (no need for a Classico or Riserva)
Malbec
Marlot
Grenache
Zinfandel (work real well)
Tempranillo
Beaujolais
Primitivo
Montepulciano d'abruzzo (yes)
unoaked Cab Sauv
etc etc etc

Any simple red with an abundance of fruit, not too tannic, no oak, a nice bit of acidity will work in spades. No need to complicate things. Simple wine for simple food (this is not an insult as the recipe looks great.)

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