Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham
Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham
Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham
Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham
Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham
Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham Iberian Premium Acorn-Fed Ham

Acorn-Fed Ham Iberian 100% from Cortegana

100% Iberian Acorn-fed Ham | Black Tag jamon de bellota brida negra

Our Cortegana pata negra Iberian ham is the soul of the pasture in the Sierra de Huelva. Complying with the demanding Iberian Quality Standard, this 100% Iberian acorn-fed ham has been maturing for more than 24 months to delight your palate with the bouquet of its meat marbled with oleic fats and the unsaturated fats of the acorn.

The quality of this 100% acorn-fed Iberian ham is certified with its Black Flange< /strong> and its origin of production in Cortegana, the cradle of the best ham in Huelva and a winery registered in the Denomination of Origin of Jabugo.

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Pata Negra Bellota Hams, 100% Iberian | Black Tag

For the production of these top quality hams, up to 4 years can be used if we take into account the life of the animal and its fattening period plus the curing time in the natural cellars. of the Sierra de Huelva. Pata Negra acorn-fed ham is a 100% Iberian and artisanal product whose production goes through a demanding quality control to obtain the Black Tag that certifies its authenticity.

Our Pata Negra hams from Cortegana come from 100% Iberian breed pigs that have been fed with acorns and profiled by a master ham maker to wait in the cellars and natural drying rooms for up to 24 months of curing before reaching the customer. We are talking about an exclusive product that is made with great love during a long and expensive process to achieve a gastronomic experience valued around the world.

The keys to authentic 100% Iberian Bellota Ham

  • The authentic "pata negra" cannot weigh less than 5.75 kg, its shape is stylized or elongated with the shaft thinner than in other Iberian hams and the hoof is usually worn from the constant movement that the pigs have in the pasture looking for acorns, roots or herbs.
  • 100% Iberian acorn-fed ham has fat infiltrated into the muscle that it develops with walks through the countryside in search of acorns, a healthy and malleable fat with a characteristic shine that gives the ham a unique flavor.
  • Its color is wine red darker than other Iberian hams, the meat of 100% Iberian acorn-fed ham has an aroma that we can perceive when cutting each slice due to the volatile compounds accumulated during curing.
  • The flavor of pata negra ham is exquisite, impregnated with the sweet or salty nuances that the acorns and their natural antioxidants.

1. What does "100% Iberian acorn" mean?
It indicates that the ham comes from pure Iberian breed pigs, raised in freedom and fed exclusively with acorns and grasses during the montanera.
2. What exactly is montanera?
The last stage of breeding, the pigs are fed acorns and grasses, which contributes to the infiltration of fat into the muscle and adds unique nuances to the flavor and texture of the 100% acorn-fed ham.
3. How to differentiate 100% Iberian acorn-fed ham from other varieties of Iberian ham?
The main difference lies in the purity of the pig breed. "100% Iberian acorn" comes from pure Iberian pigs, while other varieties may include crosses with other breeds.
4. What does "la dehesa" contribute to the breeding process and quality of 100% Iberian acorn-fed ham?
La Dehesa is a unique ecosystem, providing a natural environment where pigs find acorns and grasses. This environment influences the flavor, aroma and texture of the ham.
4. How much curing time does 100% Iberian acorn-fed ham need?
In order to obtain the "Black Tag", the Ibérico Quality Standard R.D 4/2014 (spanish law) establishes a minimum curing period of 20 months for hams that do not exceed 7 kg, and a minimum of 24 months for hams that exceed 7 kg.
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100% Iberian
Black Tag
Extensive free in the Dehesa
24 months
Cortegana, D.O. Jabugo (Huelva, Spain)
100% Iberian Bellota Ham, salt, sugar, preservatives (E-252 and E-250) and antioxidant (E-300)

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