Learn more about 2008 Argentina
Unusually cool vintage that proved challenging to producers in almost all wine regions in Argentina. Spring frosts, summer hail in Mendoza, high winds in Patagonia and rain at harvest time – a quartet of problems rarely seen. Overall volume down as a result by about 25%.
That said the best producers coped remarkably well. Day/night temperature variations were at their most extreme, giving the wines higher levels of natural acidity than normal and reds of profoundly deep colour.