About Blanco Tequila

About Blanco Tequila
Silver or Blanco/White Tequilas are clear, with little (no more than 60 days in stainless steel tanks) or no aging. They can be either 100% agave or mixto. Silver Tequilas are used primarily for mixing and blend particularly well into fruit-based drinks.

Top Picks for Blanco Tequila

Fuenteseca Blanco Tequila
96 points
Clear color. Earthy aromas and flavors of sweet potato noodles, smoked poblano, tajin, palo santo wood, oregano tea, and roasted carrot with a satiny, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, very complex, long finish with shades of pineapple finish. An intensely herbal and earthy Tequila that will appeal to Mezcal lovers; serious agave spirits enthusiasts take note.
Awards: 2019 Best Blanco Tequila
96 points $89.99
Tequila Tapatío Blanco
96 points
Clear color. Aromas of black pepper on ripe green pears, coconut flesh, and fresh yellow bell pepper with a fat body and a very long finish. A soulful blanco tequila that exudes "Mexican countryside"; a must for connoisseurs.
Awards: 2018 Best Blanco Tequila
ArteNOM Seleccion de 1579 Blanco Tequila
94 points
Clear color. Rustic aromas of dried grasses, pumpkin, rice cake, sage, and underripe mango with a silky, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, medium-length black pepper, marzipan, and candied lime peel finish. An earthy, dry tequila that will shine in autumnal cocktails.
94 points $49.99
Los Rijos Tequila Silver
93 points
Brilliant slivery straw color. Savory aromas and flavors of menudo soup, chipotle peppers, chihuahua cheese, with white pepper, and lime zest with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, complex, long finish with suggestions of smoky collard greens and glazed yams finish. A savory, zesty blanco with hints of smoke that will make for a terrifically complex margarita and a superb sipping tequila.
93 points $34.99
Casa Maestri 1965 Flask Tequila
93 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Fresh, green aromas and flavors of aloe vera and geranium, lush fern and eucalyptus, guanabana, and roasted carrot with a velvety, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, elegant, medium-long finish revealing elements of fresh poblano and earthy oregano, champagne, bone marrow, and sweet rice pudding finish. A clean and lush blanco tequila; sip, shoot, or craft cocktails with this winner.
93 points $17.99 Best Buy
Grand Mayan Silver Tequila
93 points
Clear color. Roasted aromas and flavors of vanilla latte, roasted peanuts, and balsamic reduction with a glycerous, crisp, moderately sweet medium-to-full body and a warming, long finish conveying notes of Thai iced tea, chocolate covered strawberry, young green leaf, and spearmint finish. A sweet and creamy tequila for after-dinner sipping or cocktails.
93 points $69.99
Tres Agaves Organic Blanco Tequila
92 points
Clear color. Aromas of steamed rice, mazapan peanut candy, squash blossom, and terra cotta with a satiny, vibrant, dryish light-to-medium body and a warming, captivating, medium-long pistachio, candied pineapple, sea salt, and orgeat finish. A tropical tequila that explodes on the palate; great for tiki cocktails.
92 points $29.99
Tequila Cabeza Blanco Tequila
92 points
Clear color. Floral, earthy aromas and flavors of pressed flowers, terra cotta, sweet carrot salad, and honey with a satiny, vibrant, off-dry light body and a warming, layered, long finish with touches of candied apricot, flint, cumin seed, and rose petal finish. A delicate, nectar-like tequila with an authentic style and layers of graceful flavor.
92 points $36.99
Baluarte Tequila Blanco Triple Destilado
92 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of honey roasted yams and figs, powdered sugar, nut brittle, and delicate herbs and spices with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, interesting, long finish that exhibits overtones of candied pineapple and papaya, yellow pepper, and peppery spice finish. A vivacious, silky sipping tequila with a nice tingle; a perfect transition for vodka drinkers.
Member’s Mark Blanco Tequila
91 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Elegant aromas and flavors of fresh ripe agave, sweet cantaloupe, hibiscus, rooibos tea, bay leaf, and mulling spices with a supple, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, subtle, long finish with accents of mole, snap pea, roasted peppers, and huitlacoche finish. An authentic, agave-forward tequila with a great sense of place.
91 points $19.98 Best Buy