Full Review

El Tesoro

El Tesoro
Blanco Tequila

Category: Blanco Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$44.99

El Tesoro
Blanco Tequila

Category: Blanco Tequila

Date Tasted:
Country: Mexico
Alcohol: 40%
Clear color. Roasted aromas and flavors of peppered squash, clay, dried orange, green tea, red bean cakes, and sliced celery with a velvety, crisp, dry medium body and a smooth, complex, medium-long finish imparting suggestions of roasted carrots and raisin. A classic, earthy Tequila with smooth texture and a flavorful, lengthy finish.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Rich
Aroma Aroma: peppered squash, clay, dried orange, green tea, red bean cakes, and sliced celery
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of roasted carrots and raisin
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: on the rocks, neat and in cocktails
Cocktail Cocktails: Paloma, Sangrita, Tommy's Margarita
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A classic earthy tequila with smooth texture and a flavorful, lengthy finish.

The Producer or Importer

Beam Suntory Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60654
USA

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Blanco Tequila

Spirits Glass Copita Clear.jpg
Serve in a Copita
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.