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Blackstone Paddock Limited Release chardonnay

Monday, October 8, 2018 Food

The Blackstone Paddock Limited Release chardonnay 2017 won a prize for the best chardonnay in Western Australia

The Blackstone Paddock Limited Release chardonnay 2017 won a prize for the best chardonnay in Western Australia

An incredibly cheap wine from Aldi has won a prestigious award, beating out drops more than five times the price.

The Blackstone Paddock Limited Release chardonnay 2017, which sells for $14.99 at the humble supermarket, won at the Western Australia Wine Show.

It was a hot contender but had fierce competition with famous wines like Vasse Felix Heytesbury, which is $85 a bottle, Flametree SRS Wallcliffe, Xanadu Stevens Road and Deep Woods Estate SV, all taking part.

The show is the biggest competition for WA wines and this year there were 834 entrants.

This isn’t the first time an Aldi drop has stolen the best in show prize.

Last year One Road Coonawarra cabernet Merlot 201...

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