GOLD label Jamon 2.2kg
An entire shoulder of Spanish cured Jamon
Boneless Jamon Iberico de Bellota
Gold Label / Etiqueta Oro!
A longer curation of 24- 36 months, with a firm texture that can be sliced paper-thin
This is the highest grade Jamon on offer
This is the shoulder, which is smaller than the hind leg
Distinctive taste due to natural feeding on acorns (bellotas)
Produced by Beher, the leading producer from Guijuelo, Spain
Sourced from free-range, pure-bred pigs
Small boneless ham that can be stored in the refrigerator
Vacuum-packed and fresh from Spain
$189 per kg
* Our jamones are boneless in accordance with Australian Import requirements. This also means you are paying only for 100% meat!
Piezas obtenidas de las extremidades anteriores del cerdo ibérico, engordado en montanera (dehesa natural de encina y alcornoque) hasta alcanzar unos 170 Kg. Resultado de un esmerado cuidado natural de entre 24 – 36 meses, dan como resultado piezas finas con una grasa externa de tonos dorados que denotan su alimentación natural con bellotas.
FICHA DE CATA
Suave al corte, presentan una carne roja con vetas de grasa nacarada, que desprenden un “flavor” (aroma característico) que en boca tiende al dulce, dejando un ligero retrogusto, indicativo de su permanencia en bodegas naturales. Un placer en todos los sentidos
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Spain´s most awarded Jamon!
~ Learn about Paleta (shoulder) HERE ~
This jamon is sourced from the Shoulder (paleta) of the iberian pig. This boneless ham is smaller than a hind leg and is easier to manage ans store in the refrigerator.
These cured hams will last for months.
Produced by Beher in Guijuelo Spain, their jamon is known worldwide for its consistent top quality. Beher produces “the most awarded Jamon in the world”
You cannot help but close your eyes when you slowly melt the fat with the warmth of your mouth and savor the rich, nutty and salty flavors. Even better – due to it’s acorn diet, Iberico Ham is very high in monounsaturated fats which is supposed to lower your LDL cholesterol and raise HDL cholesterol. That’s a good thing!
Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, the incredible cured ham made from free-range, acorn-fed pork, is the ultimate of its kind. Cured for over two years, thin slices of this delectable ham glisten with beneficial fats that are the key to its profound, complex flavor.
Beher use only 100% genetically pure bred Ibérico pigs that live their entire lives roaming the countryside of Spain. Other produces may cross breed Ibérico pigs with other breeds to increase the litter size and raw meat production. Beher prefer to use only 100% pure Ibérico even though it’s more expensive.
The hams come from an ancient breed of pig, Cerdo Ibérico, which has been roaming the woodland meadows of western Spain feeding on acorns for thousands of years. Jamón Ibérico de Bellota is the pride of Spain, and Spaniards consume the vast majority of the limited number of hams produced in their own country.
Each fall, a traditional group of breeders sets aside a select group of young pigs, allowing them to roam the dehesa woodlands. There they feast upon acorns which are falling in abundance from the holm oak and cork trees. They feast on these ‘bellotas’ (Spanish for acorn) themselves, putting on at least two pounds of weight each day!
These genetically unique animals produce Jamón Ibérico de Bellota hams that are marbled with rich golden fat infused with the flavor of the sweet bellota acorns. Remarkably, a good portion of which is mono-unsaturated, similar to healthy olive oil. Sliced paper-thin, it glistens at room temperature and provides an inimitable rich nutty flavor and tender texture.
Iberian ham, salt, sugar, antioxidants: E-331iii, E-301; preservatives: E-252
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