Classics to moderns at The Wine Society

Another sterling selection from the great British merchant. 

The Classics to Moderns range of sheet-music books is a standard text for aspiring pianists, providing a mix of well-known, established tunes and composers alongside a more unusual and challenging repertoire. That's a good description for the wines I tasted at The Wine Society spring tasting in March, which demonstrates two faces of the much-loved retailer: a solid selection of classics with a perhaps suprising array of moderns for contrast. 

Of the former, Château Batailley 2009 Pauillac and Réné Rostaing, Ampodium 2011 Côte Rôtie were my standouts. They were also among the...