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

Maestro Dobel 50 Cristalino Tequila Extra Añejo
94 points
$145
Clear color. Candied aromas and flavors of caramel apple candies, cherry preserves, pineapple smoothie, hazelnut creme, vanilla gelato, and rainbow sherbet with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a graceful, stimulating, medium-length finish with notes of frozen cappuccino. A flavorful ice cream shop of a Cristalino Tequila; great for the Whiskey lover.
Cenote™ Cristalino Tequila
94 points
$79.99
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
Volcan De Mi Tierra Añejo Cristalino Tequila
90 points
$70
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of pressed flowers, clay, hints of celery, and clove with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a warming, amusing, medium-length finish with nuances of hazelnut and roasted almond. A mild Cristalino Tequila with beckoning aromas and soft oaky flavors.
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 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
Jose Cuervo Tradicional Cristalino Tequila Reposado
88 points
$21
Clear color. Aromas of cucumber-apple smoothie, aloe juice, coriander seed, and green mango with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length spiced pear custard, peppered melon, and black tea finish. A tasty, warmly spiced Cristalino Tequila that’s a great match to all seasons.
1800 Cristalino Tequila
88 points
$65
Clear color. Aromas and flavors of celery, cider apples, pressed flowers, and sweet taro custard with a velvety, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, stimulating, medium-long finish revealing nuances of nutmeg and sangria. A delicious, creamy Cristalino Tequila that is a pleasure to sip.
Cava De Oro Tequila Cristalino Extra Añejo
87 points
$49
Clear color. Herbal aromas and flavors of fondant, nuts, pickled peppers and mushrooms, and spicy polenta with a silky, bright, fruity medium body and a smooth, amusing, medium-long finish with accents of white chocolate drizzled tropical fruits, creme brulée, and pepper. A very creamy and fruity-sweet Cristalino sipper.
Gonzalez 1939 Añejo Cristalino Tequila
87 points
$64
Clear color. Fruity aromas and flavors of green apple candies, pineapple upside down cake, rainbow sherbet, blonde tobacco, and vanilla with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a tingling, breezy finish displaying notes of hints of caramel and black pepper. A silky-smooth, fruity Cristalino Tequila that sips and mixes with ease.
Hornitos Cristalino Tequila
86 points
$29.99
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