Elaborated with the hind legs of the pig 100% Iberian bred in freedom. The Dehesas of the Peninsular Southwest ensure the best nutrition, based on acorns, for a single breed preserved since 1879. During the period of the mountain, the main oleic acids of the acorns infiltrate the meats of this species so pure and unique, native to our peninsula, transferring to the ham some aromas and exquisite flavors, giving rise to a piece of quality Unique, to a veritable treasure of our heritage.
Tasting note of Acorn Ham 100% Iberico Cinco Jotas 8-8.5 Kg
The color of the lean has three shades that go from intense red in the most cured areas, pink. At room temperature are the brightness derived from white intermixed amazonic fat and small "crystals" also white, indisputable sign of low salinity and gradual and slow healing. The fibers of the muscle present pink nuances, which makes think of a prolonged healing and the purity of the race.
The meat of the mace is soft, juicy, unctuous... It gets rid of the hands. The tip and the knuckle have a more fibrous consistency, firmer and Prieta, which increases the time and enjoyment of chewing.
Intense Aroma, long, with acorn-like reminiscences, wet grass, thyme... The entrance note is clean, fresh and the roasted, the wood.... The aromas put the senses on guard and they start to enjoy the ham.
It detects a taste of acorn, toasted hazelnuts, wet wood and wildflowers. In some cuts of the tip the flavor acquires a more sweet and fat note. Persistence in the mouth is very long. The fifth flavor, the umami, is present and induces saliva.