Grohe Essence Basin Mixer Graphite. GROHE Taps unite award winning design with the finest materials and the latest industry-leading technologies to match your personal style. Grohe Essence brassware features smoothest handling for effortless precision and ultimate comfort for a lifetime. Only Grohe faucets operate with such a smooth action that they have dubbed it Grohe Silkmove. Naturally, they also offer delicately precise control of water flow and temperature to match. The Grohe Starlight chrome layer is the ultra-thin chrome layer delivering mirror-like surfaces. These Grohe taps should look as beautiful after decades of use as they do in the showroom.