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

KAH Tequila Blanco
96 points
Brilliant clear color. Roasted, fresh floral aromas and flavors of roasted sweet potatoes and peppers, vanilla nougat, and cedar with a satiny, soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, captivating, papaya and figs, anisette cookie, wet stones, and bison grass finish. A silky, smooth blanco sipper.
96 points $40.99
Demetrio Premium Tequila Blanco
95 points
Clear color. Aromas of roasted agave, yeasty sweet rolls, green apple skin, and hot peppers with a silky, vibrant, fruity light body and a tingling, medium-length spearmint, asian pear with honey, geranium, and brown coriander finish. A slightly minty and yeasty tequila for perky margaritas.
Awards: 2017 Best Blanco Tequila
Centinela Blanco Tequila
95 points
Brilliant clear color. Creamy, elegant herbal minerally aromas and flavors of cracked peppercorns, vanilla nut brittle, salty roasted sweet potatoes, and savory herbs with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, stimulating, roasted yellow pepper, chalk, and powdered honey finish. An elegant and nuanced blanco for sipping or artisanal cocktails.
95 points $39.99
Maracame Plata
95 points
Silver color. Bright, creamy, spicy aromas and flavors of grilled pineapple, honeyed sweet potatoes, anise biscotti, and prickly pear custard with a silky, vibrant, fruity medium body and a tingling, complex, long finish displaying accents of citrus, peppery and sweet spices, herbs, and minerals. A delicious and vibrant blanco with loads of creamy and fruity agave character throughout.
El Tesoro Platinum Tequila
94 points
Clear color. Earthy aromas of desert flowers and honey, rock salt, dried peach, and peanut taffy with a round, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, medium-length bell pepper and pickled asparagus, vanilla creme Anglaise, terra cotta, and smoked oregano finish. A desert-like tequila fit for summer margaritas or sangrita pairings.
94 points $49.99
Magave Tequila Blanco
94 points
Bright clear color. Lively, complex aromas and flavors of roasted pineapple, mango and papaya, grilled citrus, yellow pepper, sweet potatoes, honeycomb, anise and tonka bean with a supple, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, involved, medium-long herb medley, candied yams, sweet corn pudding, and floral talc finish. A delicious, lively, fruity agave-driven blanco with lots of layers for sipping.
94 points $29.99
DÉCADA Silver 100% Agave Tequila
94 points
Brilliant clear color. Muted, grassy aromas of cucumber, banana leaf, yams, and pear with a silky, soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy creamy tapioca, dried tropical fruits, coconut milk, and bison grass finish. A very elegant, flavorful and stylish sipping blanco.
94 points $46.99
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 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 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
Centinela Clásico Blanco Tequila
93 points
Brilliant clear color. Vegetal, minerally aromas and flavors of white nougat bar, roasted sweet potatoes, figs and dates, and spice cookie dough with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, pistachio brittle, peppery spices, Manuka honeycomb, and minerals finish. A complex and nuanced blanco for all applications.
93 points $24.99