Undurraga’s Rafael Urrejola Recognized as One of Top 30 Young Winemakers
Rafael Urrejola, winemaker at Undurraga in Chile, was recently recognized in Drinks Business magazine January 2014 issue for being one of the top thirty “young winemakers from around the world making a name for themselves as the future of the industry,” according to the publication.
One of his primary successes was the development of the Terroir Hunter, or T.H. brand, an innovative concept that transcends conventional wine making boundaries in its search for non-traditional terroirs across the rich and diverse Chilean geography. The results of this particular journey are wines that fully express the land from where they are sourced.
The T.H. series has garnered some outstanding ratings, including a 91 from The Wine Advocate for the T.H. Riesling San Antonio 2012 and a 91 from Wine & Spirits for the 2012 T.H. Leyda Pinot Noir.
According to Marybeth Bentwood, Executive Director of Wines of Chile USA, “this award is another affirmation that Chile produces world class wines that express a sense of place, and an acknowledgement of how the newly developed region of San Antonio and Leyda are producing some fabulous cool climate wines.”