Tempranillo

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Tem·pra·nil·lo

 (tĕm′prə-nē′yō)
n. pl. Tem·pra·nil·los
1. A variety of grape grown originally in Spain and Portugal that is a principal ingredient of Rioja and port.
2. A red or white wine made from this grape.

[Spanish tempranillo, from Old Spanish, from diminutive of temprano, early (in reference to the grape's early ripening), from Vulgar Latin *temporānus, alteration of Latin temporāneus, timely, opportune : tempus, tempor-, time + -āneus, adj. suff.]
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But for the most part of the 20th century, Cigales has been known for its rosados, which have traditionally been produced from a field blend of red and white grapes, harvested at the same time and vinified together: Tinto de Toro (or Tinto del Pais, as it is known here), Garnacha, Verdejo, Viura, Palomino and Albillo.
Authorized grape varieties include Tempranillo, locally known as Tinto Fino or Tinto del Pais, which occupies about 80% of the vineyard area.