acorn-fed Iberian Ham - Extremadura
(€49.95 / kg)
Acorn-fed iberian Ham from Extremadura
Product: Acorn-Fed 50% Iberian Ham
Category: Acorn-Fed 50% Iberian pigs
Curing: 36 to 48 months
Place of farming and production: Spain
Origin: Badajoz / Extremadura / Spain
Our acorn-fed iberian ham from Extremadura:
It is an acorn-fed iberian ham that is made with pieces from the best acorn-fed pigs in Extremadura, which is why its manufacturer has been recognized for the high quality of its products in the Great Taste Awards or has won the prize for the best acorn-fed Iberian ham in Monesterio (Extremadura) on two occasions.
It is an iberian ham made from 50% iberian breed pigs, which are reared in freedom grazing in the Spanish pastureland, where they feed mainly on acorns and other natural products found in the countryside, such as tubers and grasses.
The acorn-fed iberian ham that makes Sierra de Monesterio, is elaborated the same way that their ancestors did, in an artisan way, from there the high quality of the final product. To do this, the ham is salted and then cured in a natural drying room, where a master ham maker will ensure the best possible conditions for drying and curing the ham and finally it will be transferred to a cellar, where it will acquire its aroma and exquisite taste
The process of elaboration of the acorn-fed iberian ham Sierra de Monesterio, requires a minimum of 3 years, thus submitting each piece to a slow elaboration process, which results in an extraordinary flavor and quality.
So we can find in this acorn ham the three fundamental requirements to obtain a high quality ham:
- The best raw material: acorn-fed iberian ham from Extremadura, obtained from pigs that are raised in freedom in the Spanish pasture, where they feed on acorns found in the countryside.
- An artisan elaboration process, as it was done in the past.
- A very slow curing process (more than 3 years) and natural (with the mountain air).
Recognitions of the acorn-fed iberian ham from Extremadura:
The acorn-fed iberian ham manufactured by Sierra de Monesterio, is catalogued among the best acorn-fed iberian hams elaborated in Spain, and it could not be otherwise when we see that its manufacturer accumulates in its palmarés 27 awards of the Great Taste Awards, 7 of them granted to its acorn-fed iberian ham pata negra.
It has also been recognized on two occasions as the best manufacturer of acorn-fed iberian ham from Monesterio (Extremadura).
- Iberian ham from acorn (50% Iberian). Hind leg of the pig.
- Greater than 36 months
- Place of production
- Extremadura (Spain)
- Sierra de Monesterio
- Whole ham
- 50% iberian
- Type of breeding
- In freedom (the highest quality).
- ACORN (the highest quality).
- Sierra de Monesterio
- Storing & expiry date
- Store in a cool, dry place away from light.
- Preparation of the order
- 4-6 working days approx. (selection in the cellar by the manufacturer)
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