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Tequila Features and Reviews

There are many types of tequilas, from clear blancos to dark brown añejos, but they are all made from the blue agave, a plant that takes eight to twelve years to ripen. Read our reviews to find the best selections of this exclusively Mexican spirit.


Siete Leguas Reposado Tequila is aged in white oak barrels

Siete Leguas Reposado Tequila
Aged for eight months in white oak barrels, this golden-hued tequila has aromas of soft oak and flavro notes of wood and agave.

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Tequila Revolucion Silver is 100 percent organic

Tequila Revolucion Silver 100 Percent Organic
This organic tequila highlights the purest flavors of blue agave distillation. It boasts aromas of fresh flowers, citrus and a hint of caramel. This crisp tequila is ideal for sipping or mixed in a classic margarita.

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GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Mezcals offers some of the best Mexican spirits around

Top 10 Mezcals
All tequilas are mezcals, but not all mezcals are tequila. While tequilas are only made with blue agave, mezcals can be made using several types of agave. GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Mezcals features palate-pleasing bottles with earthy aromas that will satisfy any Mexican spirits lover.

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Cruz Silver Tequila offers a smooth character and agave flavors on the palate

Cruz Del Sol Silver Tequila
Cruz Del Sol makes its tequilas from 100 percent pure blue agave, making the spirits exceptional sipping tequilas. The Silver Tequila is crystal clear and offers smooth flavors of orange citrus notes balanced by hints of spice.

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Sauza 901 is Justin Timberlake's premium tequila

Sauza 901 Triple Distilled Tequila
Justin Timberlake presents this 100 percent agave tequila. It is triple distilled, first in a column still, then two pot distillations presenting an extremely smooth profile, perfect for drinking straight!

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Olmeca Altos 100% Agave Plata Tequila

Olmeca Altos 100% Agave Plata Tequila
This 100 percent Agave Tequila is exclusively distilled in copper pot stills and immediately bottled after distillation, achieving a cleaner tequila. It has an aroma of herbal notes and green pepper with a sweet and smoky taste.

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Gran Patron Burdeos
Top 10 Tequilas
One of North America's first homegrown distilled spirits, tequila has truly become an international liquor that is meant to be sipped and savored.

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A jimador in Herradura's blue agava fields

A Visit to Casa Herradura
How is Tequila made? What is blue agave? We went to Jalisco, Mexico and saw firsthand how Casa Herradura makes Tequila from the field to the bottle.

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The Jose Cuervo distillery in Tequila, Mexico

Tequila, Mexico Photo Gallery
Explore the landmark town of Tequila, Mexico, where the popular spirit was born. Take a photo tour of the Jose Cuervo Distillery, agave fields during harvest time and more.

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More Tequila Reviews

Jose Cuervo Reserva de la Familia

GAYOT has you covered when it comes to finding the right tequila for every situation. Whether it's a blanco, joven, reposado, añejo or extra añejo, it's important to know about - and drink - the best. That's why we've done our tequila homework, and tackled some of the most worthwhile bottles you're likely to find anywhere.

Agavero Tequila Liqueur

Avion Silver

Casamigos Tequila

Don Eduardo Reposado Tequila

El Diamante del Cielo

El Grado Añejo Tequila

Familia Camarena Tequila

Gran Centenario Rosangel Tequila

Gran Patrón Burdeos

Herencia de Plata

Jose Cuervo 250 Aniversario

Jose Reserva de la Familia

Maestro Dobel Tequila

Milagro Unico Tequila

Partida Agave Nectar

Tequila Tezon

Tequila Ocho

 
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