The 12 Best Tequilas To Try In 2023


Fuenteseca Cosecha 2018 Huerta Singular Blanco Tequila

This limited-edition tequila is made from the ripest agave and aged in stainless steel tanks for three years. It is known for its cinnamon, olive, and brine notes.


Pueblo Viejo Blanco Tequila

This tequila is made from 100% blue agave and has a nose of white pepper and a palate of bright agave and fresh mint. It is a favorite among mixologists.


ArteNOM Selección de 1579 Blanco Tequila

This is a complex tequila with fruity notes. It is made with a unique process that results in a complex flavor profile with notes of cherry, papaya, mint, and pepper.


ArteNOM Selección de 1579 Blanco Tequila

This is a smooth, caramel-and-vanilla tequila. It is aged for two and a half years in American white-oak barrels and has a smooth, caramel-and-vanilla flavor.


1800 Cristalino Añejo

This tequila is made from 16-month-old añejo aged in American and French oak, and then rested for an additional six months in former port barrels before double filtering.


Fortaleza Still Strength

This tequila is made with traditional methods at Distileria La Fortaleza. It is steam-roasted in a brick oven, crushed with a tahona powered by a small tractor, and fermented in wooden tanks.


Siembra Valles High-Proof Blanco

Siembra Valles high-proof tequila is a great choice for cocktails, especially citrus-forward drinks like the paloma. It's made in a traditional way, with bold flavors and a robust 46% ABV.


Corralejo Reposado Tequila

Jenny Harris, bar manager of San Diego's Point Loma Fish Shop, recommends Tequilera Corralejo reposado. It's aged in American oak barrels and has flavors of peppercorn, honey, and agave.


Los Arango Blanco Tequila

Los Arango Blanco is a great-tasting, affordable blanco tequila made with agave steamed in a high-pressure autoclave. It has vanilla, toasted agave, and fresh herb flavors.


Tequila Partida Reposado

This 7-10-year-old agave estate-grown tequila is aged in whiskey barrels for 2-12 months. It has a caramelly, floral nose, a creamy mid-palate, and a spicy agave finish with honey and butter.


Tears of Llorona Extra Anejo Tequila

Tears of Llorona is an extra añejo tequila made from a blend of scotch, sherry, and brandy casks. It has a complex flavor profile with notes of agave, oak, caramel, and nuts.


El Tesoro Extra Añejo

El Tesoro añejo is a smooth, silky tequila with agave flavor. It is made using traditional production methods and aged in American oak ex-bourbon barrels