Acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Ham, also known as "Pata Negra".
The pride of a Spain, the best ham in the world. This acorn-fed 100% Ibérico Ham (Jámon de Bellota 100%Ibérico) is made from 100% ibérico pigs fed on acorns during the acorn seasons. Cured for 4 years.
Without a doubt this is the king of Ibérico Ham because of its flavor, quality and production process. It is chosen from 100% pure breed Iberian animals that are fed acorn during a period in which the pigs roam freely (it also doubles in size). 4 years of curing. Known as the Oscar of the food industry, Iberico Ham Fermin won the Gold SOFI Award in 2011 as Best Meat Product.
Approximate weight between 13 - 14 lbs.
Is there anyone who doesn’t like ham? Fine cured Iberian acorn fed ham of course.
It is one of Spain’s biggest gastronomical treasures and one of the finest natural products of the world—truly exceptional.
Ibérico Ham comes from a singular breed of pigs, The Iberian; from a unique ecosystem with high ecological value, The Grasslands; and a cool and dry climate that allows for curing in optimal temperature and humidity conditions. Symbol of a unique culture and gastronomy, Jamón (Ham) constitutes an authentic culinary jewel, whose artisanal curing process has been preserved since its inception.
The majority of culinary experts agree in citing Ibérico Ham as Spain’s most exquisite delicacy it has to offer the world. From this same Ham, one can identify up to seven different flavors depending on the zone where it’s cut. A multitude of hues, aromas and scents all describe this gastronomical jewel.
At "La Jamoteca" we have selected one of the best brands available in the US from Fermin Embutidos, located in La Alberca (Salamanca) Cumbre del Ibérico, whose known for garnering the best of the pig industry tradition dating back to1956.