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
$89.99
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
$35
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
$49.99
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
$34.99
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
$17.99
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
$69.99
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
$29.99
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
$36.99
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
$42
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
$19.98
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