Iberian pata negra acorn fed Ham - Extremadura (jamón bellota)
(€57.26 / kg)
Pata Negra 100% iberian acorn-fed Ham from Extremadura
Product: Acorn-Fed 100% Iberian Ham
Category: Pata Negra - Acorn-Fed 100% pure Iberian pigs
Curing: 36 to 50 months
Place of farming and production: Spain
Origin: Badajoz / Extremadura / Spain
Pata negra acorn-fed ham, from Extremadura:
This ham belongs to the category Selection Bellotares from Sierra de Monesterio, which includes the highest quality products made by this manufacturer. Its elaboration is carried out from raw materials of an extraordinary quality, having made a selection of the best acorn pigs of the vintage.
Todos All the pigs from which this iberico de bellota ham is pata negra, or what is the same, of 100% Iberian breed, and are raised in freedom in the Spanish pasture, where they roam during the montanera period, Feeding mainly on acorns, as well as tubers, grasses and other natural products that pigs find in the field.
Due to the high quality of the raw material used for the production of this iberico ham, it is necessary to add that in Sierra de Monesterio, they take special care throughout the whole production process, so that it be carried out in a totally handmade way, thus subjecting the ham to a salting process, which is followed by a time of curing in natural dryers, where a master jamonero meticulously controls the flow of mountain air currents, as well as the temperature of the facilities, to finish its elaboration in the cellar of the manufacturer, where it acquires the majority of nuances, odors and organolépticas properties in general.
In order to carry out the whole process of processing iberico de bellota ham pata negra - Sierra de Monesterio, it takes a minimum of 3 years from the time of slaughter of the pig, being able to reach even beyond the 4 years, in attention to the weight of the ham, the process of manufacture being longer in the case of those pieces of greater weight.
Undoubtedly, the Iberico de bellota ham pata negra, made by Sierra de Monesterio, is one of the best Iberico de bellota hams made in Spain, and not only we say it in iberSPAIN, but it is also guaranteed by the international recognitions of quality which count, since it has already been awarded up in 7 editions of the Great Taste of the United Kingdom.
The Great Taste Awards are a worldwide reference in gourmet products, hence they are known as the "OSCAR" of food. And it is not for less, since to get one of its awards, it is necessary to face a jury composed of 405 judges, from 15 different countries, which can not have any relationship with the manufacturers of the participating products.
The Iberico de bellota ham pata negra that elaborates Sierra de Monesterio has obtained the recognition of the Great Taste, for the high quality of the product, in the years: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
To this we could add that six of the seven occasions in which this product has been awarded in the Great Taste, has been in consecutive years, which demonstrates not only the high quality of this Iberico de bellota ham, which is already well recognized At the world level, but also shows the incessant work of Sierra de Monesterio in maintaining the quality of this product over so many consecutive years.
It is an authentic pata negra ham, made in Extremadura and considered one of the best hams in the world. It has been awarded in 7 editions of the Great Taste Awards, the "OSCAR" of the gourmet food and recognized twice as the best acorn fed ham of Monesterio.
This Iberian acorn fed ham pata negra, elaborated in a traditional way, without additives, with a curing period of more than 3 years, that can even exceed 4 years of curing.
- Iberian purebred ham from acorn (100% purebred Iberian). Hind leg of the pig.
- From 36 to 50 months
- Place of production
- Extremadura (Spain)
- Sierra de Monesterio
- Whole ham
- Pata Negra - 100% Iberian purebred
- Type of breeding
- In freedom (the highest quality).
- ACORN (the highest quality).
- Iberian ham from acorn (bellota), sea salt and preservatives.
- Sierra de Monesterio
- Storing & expiry date
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- National awards
- Best Acorn-fed Iberian Ham 2017 y 2019 - Monesterio (Extremadura)
- International awards
- Great Taste Awards: 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 y 2013
- Preparation of the order
- 4-6 working days approx. (selection in the cellar by the manufacturer)
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