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

El Tesoro Blanco Tequila
96 points
Clear color. Cheesy, earthy, umami, grassy, green aromas of black pepper, pepper jack cheese, sweet potato, rose petal, and orange and lemon zest with a fat body and a very long savory animale, blueberry bubblegum, strawberry, and watermelon finish. A fun, bright, and fruity blanco great for fun times and complex cocktails.
Don Fulano Blanco Fuerte Tequila
95 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of yeasty cookie dough, toasted meringue, spiced yams, and fleur de sel and olive brine with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a warming, engaging, long finish with accents of vanilla mint cream, spicy cheese cake, roasted peppers and peppercorns, and herbed chevre. A robust and spicy blanco with inviting layers of flavor and a long warming finish.
95 points $59.99
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.
Familia Camarena Silver Tequila
94 points
Best Buy
Clear color. Grassy, green, herbal, peppery, earthy aromas and flavors of poblano pepper, cracked black pepper, white flowers: lilies and violets, grapefruit zest, vegetal, and plantain with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tingling, intricate, medium-length finish with notes of sweet, peppery, touch saline, white pepper, black peppercorn, cucumber skin, rosemary, and thyme. An interesting, vegetal Blanco Tequila that is perfect for spring and summer sippers or to be enjoyed all on its own.
94 points $17 Best Buy
Marfanista Single Batch Blanco Tequila
94 points
Clear color. Aromas of vanilla salt water taffy, flan with dates, candied lime peel, and honey roasted yellow pepper with a supple, dry-yet-fruity full body and a compelling, medium-long spiced roasted pineapple and coconut pastry finish. A lovely savory, chewy, almost bream pastry-like blanco for sipping or cocktails.
ArteNOM Seleccòn De 1579 Blanco Clásico Tequila
94 points
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.
Reserva del Señor Silver Tequila
93 points
Clear color. Fatty, herbal, meaty aromas and flavors of super savory, cured meats, jamon, leather, roasted mushrooms, pepper, caraway, and fresh aloe with a round, lively, dryish medium body and a warming, involved, medium-length finish revealing nuances of steak, cheese, and roasted mushroom on fresh tortillas, fresh lime, minerality, lemon on oysters, and fresh cut grass. The unique and delicious flavors found in this Tequila can be enjoyed as a sipper or will make an excellent stirred cocktail.
Gran Centenario Plata Tequila
93 points
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of cactus and aloe, spiced nut brittle, mixed peppercorns, and ghee and honeyed cream cheese with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, appealing, breezy finish with notes of horchata and vanilla almond milk. A supple and spicy, lightly rested blanco that is a pleasure to drink on its own and will shine in all sorts of cocktails.
Tequila Ocho Tequila Plata
93 points
Clear color. Earthy, herbal, meaty aromas of sea salt, papaya, and sweet corn with a supple, soft, dryish light body and a smooth, engaging, medium-length nougat, stone, white pepper, plum, and pear finish. A dry, reserved blanco for refined sipping.
Don Fulano Blanco Tequila
93 points
Clear color. Earthy, tropical, peppery, vegetal aromas and flavors of dill, salinity, green mango, white pepper, and chicory with a supple, shy, dry thin body and a tingling, long finish conveying notes of vanilla, caramel, cream, and white tea. A bright, lightly spicy and very well-balanced blanco for sipping or cocktails.
93 points $49.99