THE ROBB REPORT Host's Guide 2011- Garrus Rosé

Château d’Esclans 2009 Garrus Rosé

Owner Sacha Lichine is the son of Alexis Lichine, a key figure of 20th-century winemaking, and has been alarming purists with his unwavering dedication to crafting the world’s finest rosé. Located in the Côtes de Provence, the estate produces outstanding wines from Grenache, Rolle, Cinsault, Syrah and Mourvèdre harvested from 30- to 80-year-old vines. ($90)