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
Cazcanes No. 9 Blanco Tequila
95 points
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 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
Volcan De Mi Tierra Blanco Tequila
93 points
Clear color. Aromas of chocolate wafers, buttercream, and roasted squash and pepitas with a round, crisp, dryish light body and an even, complex, breezy flan, peanut candies, green plantains, and honey finish. A round, creamy and mild Blanco Tequila that sips effortlessly.
Antano Blanco Tequila
93 points
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
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
Cenote™ Blanco Tequila
92 points
Clear color. Tropical, fruity aromas and flavors of candied yams and peppers with tarragon, vanilla fondant, coconut milk, and pineapple and oranges with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a complex, long finish that shows accents of sweet and peppery spices, grass and green papaya, minerals, and hint of indian spices finish. A soft and elegant blanco sipper that will work well in innovative cocktails.
92 points $44.99
Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia Tequila Platino
92 points
Clear color. Smoky aromas and flavors of charred agave piña, alpine herbs, steamed red bean buns, honeysuckle, and green papaya salad with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a peppery, medium-length finish revealing overtones of white pepper, underripe pineapple, and cream. A smooth, earthy Tequila with hints of charred agave.
92 points $165.99
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