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

Cenote™ Cristalino Tequila
94 points
Clear color. Candied aromas and flavors of strawberry shortcake with whipped cream, butter pecan ice cream, sour cherry compote, and almond cookie with lemon curd with a lightly tannic, crisp, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, engaging, medium-long finish imparting notes of fruit cake with candied citrus, roasted sweet potatoes and green peppers, dusty minerals, and pepper dust finish. A rich, candied, and somewhat rum-like cristalino tequila with an earthy center and nice barrel character; will be good for character-rich cocktails.
94 points $79.99
1800 Tequila Cristalino
91 points
Clear color. Aromas of apple butter on toast, cooked plantains, fresh green beans, and marzipan with a supple, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, charming, medium-length cinnamon in milk chocolate, hazelnut, candied pineapple, and creme caramel finish. A creamy and mild Cristalino Tequila that drinks effortlessly.
91 points $59.99
Volcan De Mi Tierra Tequila Añejo Cristalino
90 points
Straw color. Aromas of creamy banana, spumoni, key lime, caramel latte, and sherry with a supple, dry light body and a peppery, brisk wrapped candies and graphite finish. A nice entry into agave spirits and a great addition to the collection of any fan of the category.
Herencia Historico 27 de Mayo 100% Agave Extra Añejo Cristalino Tequila
90 points
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
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 finish displaying shades of 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 Tequila
86 points
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of passion fruit danish, ripe green apple, green peppercorn, honeydew melon, and cedar with a slightly chewy, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a polished, medium-length finish that shows notes of tobacco and molasses finish. A fruity Cristalino tequila with a toasty, oaky center.
86 points $29.99