Pasta with Pesto calls for the right wine pairing.
Pasta with pesto originated in the city of Genoa in the Italian Riviera. The real thing consists of is made with Genovese basil, salt, garlic, Ligurian extra virgin olive oil (Taggiasco), European pine nuts (often toasted) and a grated hard cheese like Parmigiano Reggiano. Purists make the pesto in a marble mortar with a wooden pestle. Don't cook it, the basil will get bitter. There are lots of variations include a vegan version with miso paste and no cheese..
In addition to the wines mentioned in our food pairing table you might consider a Chardonnay or an Italian Arneis or Gavi.