Photo by photo by Kelly Roberts

Photo by photo by Kelly Roberts

LangeTwins Midnight Reserve

Back By Bret Bohlmann

LangeTwins 2006 Midnight Reserve, $30:

This wine is a full-structured Bordeaux blend (68 percent Cabernet Sauvignon plus Petit Verdot, Merlot and Malbec) with highlights of ripe cherry, dried red raspberry, mocha and an elegant silky finish. LangeTwins is a multigenerational family-owned winery in Lodi that grows vineyards and makes wine using sustainable practices from the highest-quality estate vineyards.

Where to find it:

Boulevard Bistro in Elk Grove (, Taste Restaurant in Plymouth ( and the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op (

What to eat with this wine:

Herb-crusted lamb tenderloin with tarragon crème fraiche and raisin onion chutney.

Bret Bohlmann is chef and owner of Boulevard Bistro, which serves regional cuisine from a 1908 bungalow in Elk Grove.