Montaraz Jamón Bellota Ibérico Unico – Back Leg/Bone-in
BEHIND THE PRODUCT: Not only is each Montaraz Iberico pig allowed to graze on over two acres of forage during it’s eighteen months of growth, the Iberico pigs destined for the Bellota (acorn) designation feast on a diet of acorns during the “montanera” season, a period between October and January, where the acorns fall from the oak trees that populate the Dehesa or grazing pastures. Nearly doubling it’s weight on this acorn diet during these final three months of life, the ham is then cleaned and cured for over 3 years. Every step of the curing process is held to high standards and closely inspected to ensure the finest of quality, a quality the Montaraz family has maintained since 1890. With an ancestral expertise handed down from father to son for four generations of master ham makers, The Montaraz family has used time and experience to create a product that is truly memorable.
SERVING SUGGESTIONS: This bone-in delicacy is meant to be hand-sliced, paper thin. Serve at room temperature to maximize its flavor. Mounted as a centerpiece in a special ham-holder, the Montaraz Unico Bellota ham will surely make an impression at your next party or event.