Tanteo Blanco

Type: Tequila
Brand: Tanteo
Nom
1551
125 Ratings See All
$42.99
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Production Details
NOM : 1551 ,
Agave Type : Tequilana Weber ,
Agave Region : Jalisco (Los Altos) ,
Region : Jalisco (Central) ,
Cooking : Stone/Brick Ovens ,
Extraction : Roller Mill ,
Water Source : Deep well water ,
Fermentation : Stainless steel tanks, 100% agave, Open-air fermentation ,
Distillation : 2x distilled ,
Still : Stainless Steel Pot ,
Aging : - ,
ABV/Proof : 42.5% abv (85-proof)
Other : No additives

Profile

Aromas & Flavors Detected By Our Community

Aromas Detected

11
Agave (cooked)
10
Pepper (black)
5
Vegetal
5
Earth
4
Alcohol
3
Clove
3
Wet Earth
3
Grapefruit
3
Vanilla
2
Citrus
2
Grass
2
Agave (raw)

Flavors Detected

11
Pepper (black)
7
Agave (cooked)
5
Alcohol
5
Jalapeño
4
Vegetal
4
Earth
3
Nutmeg
3
Cinnamon
2
Grapefruit
2
Clove
2
Agave (raw)
1
Citrus

Ratings

Personal Scores & Reviews From Our Community

Tequila Badass
448 ratings
  • 82 Rating

12/2023 NOM 1551 agave, cinamon, a little alcohol, floral and vegetal notes with a metalic flavor on palate/finish (perhaps because only stainless steel pots were used in distillation/ no copper?) but not off-putting overall: this is a good, reasonably-priced cocktail tequila i also enjoyed the tanteo flavored tequilas (habanero and jalepeno) in cocktails. the chipotle flavor was a little too smokey for me.

Tequila Savant
208 ratings
  • 88 Rating

quite a bit of agave on the nose that follows through on the pallet and finish. medium heat especially being higher proof with some pepper. not bad, needs time to open up Edit: this is definitely a sleeper. A real great tequila at an affordable price. The nose and palate are filled with gorgeous agave that won’t break the bank.

Tequila Badass
476 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Good juice for making bloody Marias. Agave, earth, pepper, nutmeg, and jalapeño

Tequila Ninja
148 ratings
  • 85 Rating

When I see a brand that makes flavored tequila AND has "produced by" on the label I avoid at all costs. I'm glad I got bored and tried it. A little higher proof than the usual suspects at 85 and it shows... in a good way. Nose- Agave is immediate, followed by earth, clove, grapefruit juice, alcohol, and pepper Taste- Vegetal like baked agave with clove and nutmeg, then my palate gets dominated by spicy jalapeno. It shocked me how much I loved this combo. Finish- Spicy jalapeno and cinnamon that lasts! A little alcohol heat coats the throat but never knocks me back Value- $38 in Michigan makes this a great deal for those that crave the heat. It would make an amazing Margarita but there are cheaper options. Overall I'm shocked that this is so good and additive-free.

Tequila Boss
548 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Cooked agave, vegetal nose with clove, wet earth and black pepper. Nice mouthfeel with spice on the finish.

Tequila Phenom
387 ratings
  • 86 Rating

On the nose I get a lot of agave, some alcohol, and citrus Taste: cooked agave(more like nutmeg and clove), citrus (like an grapefruit peel) , pepper. Not bad, has some heat that last on the tongue most likely from the pepper

Tequila Wizard
820 ratings
  • 81 Rating

Lote: BMX01, 00101, tasted on 11-27-23. Aroma: raw agave, fresh raw green vegetal notes, hint of metallic note, mineral, aromatic herbs, it is quite aromatic but slightly too herbal & vegetal. Palate: confirms aromas perceived, metallic note is more like strong minerality on the palate, quite expressive. Finish is medium long, raw green aromatic herbs and vegetables with a hint of raw agave note persists. Luckily at the very end agave sweetness emerges.

Tequila Ninja
113 ratings
  • 83 Rating

Somewhat muted but clean. Not a strong finish.

Tequila Fan
3 ratings
  • 92 Rating

This is the perfect tequila to stock up on and bring to social gatherings. You can sip it if you like but it really shines in cocktails. You can find it for 29.99 which makes it ideal for any situation. It’s honestly remarkable how good it is especially at the price point. The 92 rating is more about the value, but removing the value aspect id still rate it high at about an 86-88. Cheers to the Tanteo distillers, appreciate the hard work!

Tequila Maniac
30 ratings
  • 87 Rating

This is easily my favorite everyday sipper. I get tons of agave, minerals, black pepper, and a floral spice of some sort with good viscosity and a light warm finish. the best part: it's under 40 bucks.

Tequila Badass
423 ratings
  • 83 Rating

This is a good Blanco. Aroma has some vanilla sweetness to the agave but is excellent. The taste also carries the vanilla and adds some decent black pepper and is good. The finish is fine. For a fairly low priced tequila this is terrific. I was skeptical when I got so much vanilla in the aroma and flavors, but I’m happy to see it’s on the additive free list. The rep from Tanteo was also talking up the additive, free qualities of their tequila.

Tequila Ninja
160 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Sweet aroma??

Tequila Ninja
108 ratings
  • 78 Rating

Sweet, decent

Tequila Connoisseur
62 ratings
  • 67 Rating

Too peppery

Tequila Phenom
308 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Tanteo's blanco ($35-$40USD) is a great value. While it is rated a little below some truly great balncos like G4, Cascahuin Tahona, and Terralta, it is priced very competitively. Works great as an every day sipper, but could easily be used for a killer Margarita. Nose: Cooked agave, Jalapeño, black pepper in the nom end. Taste: A medium oily mouthfeel with peppery heat that are in perfect balance with the mild sweetness. Capped off with a medium to long finish.

Tequila Savant
235 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Nice and clean on the nose. A nice peppery heat on taste with a decent earthy finish.

Tequila Ninja
177 ratings
  • 89 Rating

Stop the press!!!! I need Not Expect for this to taste this way & Smell this way Beautiful black pepper taste(taste buds love the Sweet Heat) Agave smell is right in your nose. Update on 01/05/2023. Yes it’s a 89!!!

Tequila Guru
93 ratings
  • 86 Rating

fresh cut grass, light citrus, herbal, black pepper, dry chiles, earthy.

Tequila Ninja
148 ratings
  • 79 Rating

Grapefruit & pepper on the nose. Mostly some sort of hot pepper (jalapeño?) dominates the palate & finish. For me, definitely not a sipper but should make a nice Margarita…

Tequila Phenom
339 ratings
  • 86 Rating

Agave and light alcohol nose with a clove/pepper taste. The finish was a light pepper/spice and only a touch of heat. Additive free which is important to me. I like to taste a distiller's work and judge accordingly.

Tequila Guru
88 ratings
  • 85 Rating

Agave Earthy Pepper Alcohol

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