About Cristalino Tequila

About Cristalino Tequila
Cristalino tequilas are barrel-aged tequilas, usually añejos, that have been stripped of color. They tend to have rounder, more creamy aromas and flavors than blancos and also softer acidity and agave notes. They are designed for sipping.

Top Picks for Cristalino Tequila

Volcan De Mi Tierra Cristalino Tequila
93 points
$60
Clear slivery straw color. Woody aromas of apple butter, caraway studded rye, roasted agave, and sweet ginger with a round, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-long bourbon wood and cacao and toffee finish. A successful Cristalino with great barrel character and a crystal clear appeal.
Awards: 2018 Best Cristalino Tequila
Herencia Historico 27 de Mayo 100% Agave Extra Añejo Cristalino Tequila
90 points
$85
Clear slivery straw color. Creamy aromas of butterscotch pudding, sweet bananas, almond croissant, mocha, and fresh green bean with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, breezy freshly cut lumber finish. A creamy, toasty Cristalino Tequila for summer sipping.
La Fogata Platinum Anejo
89 points
$59.99
Clear slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of tomato water, caramel chews, melon agua fresca, tobacco, and candied orange peel with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, interesting, medium-length caramelized banana and candied seeds finish. A nicely balanced Cristalino with notes of bright fruit and toasty barrel for a wide range of cocktail possibilities.
89 points $59.99
Hornitos Cristalino Añejo Tequila
86 points
$29.99
Clear slivery straw color. Confected aromas and flavors of green apple-caramel candies, watermelon gummies, soursop liquado, bubblegum, and spumoni with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, medium-length fruit punch, toasted nuts, banana candy, and lemon drop candies finish. A bright fruit-bomb of a Cristalino for effortless sipping.
86 points $29.99