91 points Wine Enthusiast: "The aroma is on the sweet side, mixing honeyed and grassy notes with a touch of fresh pear. It's sweet and fruity on the palate as well, with a light, silky feel and a flourish of baking spice on the crisp finish. abv: 40%. (May 2014)"
Named to the Spirit Journal's '140 Best Five Star Spirits in the World for 2012 (#63)': "Speaking of definitive tequilas, Don Julio Blanco is my standard-bearer for blanco, period, case closed. There is no finer, more ideally herbal and vegetal and salty and sensually pleasing blanco/silver in the marketplace. When I'm teaching about tequila, I routinely employ DJ Blanco as my standard for blanco. 'Nuff said? (Jun 2012)"