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2012 Bodegas Roqueta Campo Lindo Tempranillo, Pla de Bages, Spain

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $9

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Grape Variety

Tempranillo is the grape variety that forms the backbone of some of the finest red wines from Spain and Portugal. Almost every red wine from Rioja and Ribera del Duero has Tempranillo at its core, and in Portugal the variety is widely used in the Douro Valley both for table wines and fortified wines (Port). Tempranillo vines have been successfully adopted in the New World, especially in California, Argentina and Australia.

A thick-skinned variety with a high anthocyanin count that makes for deep-colored wines with moderate tannins, Temp ...more

  • Pla des Bages is a small DO (Denominación de Origen) wine region located 30 miles (50km) northwest of Barcelona, in Catalonia, north-eastern Spain. The Llobregat and Cardener rivers weave southwards through the region and vineyards sit within the rivers' valleys, surrounded by impressive mountain peaks and ranges, including Montserrat. Pla des Bages acquired DO status in 1995, a title hard-won by a handful of innovative bodegas (wineries).

    According to a medieval manuscript, the town – and thus the designation – was named Bacassis by the Romans, after Bacchus, the god of wine, and the name has since evolved to become Pla de Bages or the 'plain of Bages'. Unsurprisingly, then, winemaking dates back to Roman times, as shown by the numerous ancient wine tubs and stone vineyard huts still being discovered a ...more

  • Catalonia (Catalunya in Catalan and Cataluña in Spanish) is a proudly independent region in the north-east of Spain. It stretches from the historic county (comarca) of Montsia in the south to the border with France in the north. The Mediterranean Sea forms its eastern border and offers 360 miles (580km)...more

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