"The 2012 Châteauneuf du Pape Deus Ex Machina is (...). Its deep ruby/purple color is followed by incredible notes of cassis, roasted meats, licorice, toasted spice and a liquid rock-like minerality. Full-bodied, massive and concentrated, yet also seamless, elegant and incredibly polished, it flows onto the palate with building tannin, no hard edges and perfect balance. (...)"
Source: Jeb Dunnuck, www.erobertparker.com