2007 has been a warmer than average year for Argentinian wines, with daytime temperatures 1.8C higher than the norm although night temperatures were lower than the norm by 1C. Thus the harvest was earlier than normal by between 2-4 weeks depending on region.
Mendoza, in particular San Rafael, suffered violent hailstorms in February causing havoc in some 8000ha of vineyards. Summer rains caused further problems for a number of regions.
That said quality was generally good to very good although volumes about 8% down on 2006