The tag is present in Lintian version 2.104.244. That is the most recent version we know about.
The Debian version part (the part after the -) should start with one, not with zero. This is to ensure that a correctly-done Maintainer Upload will always have a higher version number than a Non-Maintainer upload: a NMU could have been prepared which introduces this upstream version with Debian-revision -0.1
Refer to Debian Developer's Reference section 5.11.2 for details.