I have long been a huge fan of his three parcellary Chardonnays, as I find that they consistently delivery 1er cru level substance and singularity and then some. It is moreso a question of personal preference rather than any qualitative difference between the three. This is usually the most subtle and slow to evolve of the three, the most connoisseur, if you will. From three different generations of plantings, from a particularly warm south facing site with fine decomposed limestone/fossil soils that a very well draining.
“The 2018 Bourgogne-Côtes d’Auxerre Gondonne has a very menthol-scented bouquet that is typical of this cuvée in its youth (emanating from the blue clay soil). The palate is very well balanced, and the menthol notes are less conspicuous here. Veins of marmalade and quince develop toward the finish. Give this 2–3 years in bottle.” 92 Neil Martin for the 2018, NOT THE 2020 OFFERED HERE.