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
El Tesoro Blanco Tequila
95 points
$50
Clear color. Savory aromas and flavors of marinated olives and peppers, hard cheese rind, citrus zest, grilled sausages, and delicate flowers with a satiny, bright, dryish medium-to-full body and a seamless, complex, long finish that shows accents of custard and meringue, cinnamon roll, roasted squash and squash blossoms, and paprika. An elegant, silky Blanco Tequila with a fine balance of sweet creamy and savory meaty tones.
Awards: 2021 Best Blanco Tequila
Cazcanes No. 9 Blanco Tequila
95 points
$89
Clear color. Earthy aromas of frijoles negros, roasted squash, toasted pepitas, sauerkraut, and grilled lime with a supple, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a tingling, complex, very long white pepper, hints of ancho chile, dark chocolate, and condensed milk finish. An outstandingly good Blanco Tequila; bottled at an atypically higher proof, this Blanco delivers rich body, sophisticated peppery palate and endless savory complexity.
ArteNOM Seleccòn De 1579 Blanco Clásico Tequila
94 points
$54
Clear color. Fruity aromas and flavors of pineapple-pear relish, Makrut lime, clay, ripe plantain, and clove with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long finish that exhibits notes of coriander seed. A bold, fruity and crowd-pleasing Blanco Tequila perfect for all manner of cocktails; practically juicy on the palate.
Gran Centenario Plata Blanco Tequila
93 points
$26
Straw yellow color. Aromas and flavors of caramel apples, dried celery, spiced sweet potato, and cantaloupe with a satiny, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, breezy finish with notes of dried chiles, honey, avocado, hints of milk chocolate, eucalyptus, and roasty tea. A deliciously earthy and herbal Blanco Tequila with an atypical golden hue and kisses of barrel influence.
Jose Cuervo Tradicional Plata Blanco Tequila
93 points
$33
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of sweet meringue, fresh apples, candied ginger, and roasted plantain with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, amusing, medium-long finish that shows notes of caramelized pineapple, white peppercorns, and marzipan. A fruity, easy-drinking Blanco Tequila with great versatility.
Gonzalez 1939 Blanco Tequila
93 points
$36
Clear color. Attractive aromas and flavors of sweet dried fruits, bread pudding, marzipan, and hay with a velvety, crisp, dryish light body and a seamless, subtle, long finish that presents accents of delicate white pepper, hints of anise, and vanilla cream. An exceptionally smooth Blanco Tequila with a delicate complexity; excellent for the sipping connoisseur.
Tequila Ocho Tequila Plata La Loma
93 points
$44
Clear color. Earthy aromas of dried pear, smoked peppercorns, grilled plum, and oregano with a velvety, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, stimulating, medium-length licorice finish. An earthy, palate-meandering tequila that twists and turns from fruity and peppery to warm and satiny.
Antano Blanco Tequila
93 points
$34.99
Clear color. Attractive, floral, fruity aromas and flavors of floral honey, cinnamon raisin toast with black garlic, figs and dates in sweet cream, and play-doh and palo santo with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, subtle, very long finish with notes of horchata, spiced kiwi and starfruit, wet stones, and latte finish. A soft, superb sipping blanco tequila with evolving waves of complex flavors.
93 points $34.99
El Bandido Yankee Tequila Company Blanco Tequila
92 points
$39
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of lime, wet clay, hints of green melon, and squash blossom with a supple, crisp, bone-dry thin body and a tingling, swift finish with accents of crushed minerals, wildflower tea, white pepper, and cilantro. Big minerality shines in this easy to enjoy Tequila; sip or mix.